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Ch 2: Theories & Models of Abuse

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Optimize the effectiveness of your study time with these information-packed lessons on theories and models of abuse, which includes family and psychosocial models of substance abuse. The short lessons and quizzes in this chapter are a quick way to get ready for an upcoming test.

Theories & Models of Abuse - Chapter Summary

There are many benefits associated with studying these engaging lessons on theories and models of abuse. For starters, you can heighten your knowledge of sociocultural and family models of substance abuse. Our educators also help you better understand the theoretical relationship of substance abuse to personality disorders. After reviewing the lessons, you should be ready to do the following:

  • Outline the disease model of substance abuse
  • Provide an overview of personality theories and substance abuse
  • Explain the genetic model of substance abuse
  • Recount the psychosocial and psychoanalytic models of substance abuse

The interactive lessons in this chapter will expand your understanding of theories and models of abuse. If you get stuck on a topic, you can gain clarity by submitting questions to experts. Each lesson includes a brief quiz to assess how much of the content and details you can recollect. Use your personal Dashboard to track the lessons you've completed and your quiz results.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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