As highlighted by the text, “A wide range of factors may predispose individuals to addiction, many of which provide insights into the etiology of the disorder.” Reflecting on the vulnerability factors as they relate to your life (review pages 11-20 of the text for an overview of key dimensions), to what extent is addiction a concern for you? Share your thoughts in a reflective journal that addresses the following:
What factors which make you more vulnerable to addiction?
What aspects of your life may shield you from potential addictions?
What addiction vulnerability factors are within your control?
What indicators exist in your life to provide insight as to whether you are more or less likely to develop substance addictions?
Length: 1000-1250 words