Primary Task Response:
Within the Discussion Board area, write 3-4 paragraphs that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Some professionals believe addictions are hereditary, others claim that addictions are learned behaviors, and some believe people outgrow their addictions as they mature. Still others claim that addictions are a disease and cannot be cured, only managed. What do you believe with regard to theories of addiction? Explain why you feel that way. In explaining your rationale, identify one current issue related to addictions that supports your stance on addiction.