Research the history of this addiction and analyze how the history impacts theory and treatment for this addiction. This analysis of the historical context serves as an introduction to current issues to be addressed. Next, analyze the impact of this substance use (or gambling) on the individual, family, and community by reviewing relevant scholarly sources. Your analysis should address the following points:
- How does the impact of this behavior on an individual contribute to establishing a pattern of use that may escalate to addiction (meeting the criteria for a moderate or a severe specifier in DSM-5)?
- What social and cultural issues impact the legal and social consequences of this behavior? How might the consequences differ depending on the client’s age, race or ethnicity, gender, or socioeconomic class? (Select at least two to synthesize in your response.)
- How do these behaviors likely impact intimate and family relationships across the lifespan?
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