Tag: addiction

Rat Park: An incredibly interesting experiment on the social and cognitive factors of addiction

Rat Park: An incredibly interesting experiment on the social and cognitive factors of addiction

http://www.stuartmcmillen.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/2013-05-en-Rat-Park-01.png http://www.stuartmcmillen.com/comics_en/rat-park/ Read and document the above study (click the picture) on societal factors of addiction! It’s really incredible! But makes intuitive sense! After reading, answer the following questions: What social psychology principals come to mind while contemplating the results of the study? What other […]

Effective Treatments for Addictive Behavior

Effective Treatments for Addictive Behavior

Addiction has biological, psychological and social origins.  Like all aspects of psychology, it’s crucial to understand etiology in order to design a proper treatment approach.  Read the following research regarding treatment approaches to addiction and complete the linked assignment below.  Changing Addictive Behaviors: A Process […]