Disease model

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Post your analysis and evaluation of the validity of the disease model of addiction. Support your evaluation with specific examples and evidence from the Learning Resources.


  • Kurtz, E. (n.d.) (2002) Alcoholics Anonymous and the disease concept of alcoholism. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 20(3/4), 5–39.
  • Larkin, M., Wood, R. T. A., & Griffiths, M. D. (2006). Towards addiction as relationship. Addiction Research & Theory, 14(3), 207-215
  • Miller, G. (2005). Learning the language of addiction counseling (2nd ed., chap. 2, pp. 16-31). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc
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