Lesson 1: Addiction is Learned - Slide 2
How Are Addiction Behaviors Learned?
- Addiction is a learning experience
- It results in the development and use of a unique set of skills, knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors
- Individuals do not intuitively know the effects of drugs and alcohol or how to obtain and use drugs
- The addiction lifestyle teaches and reinforces a complex set of behaviors, beliefs, knowledge, and skills