Addiction Term Paper [Food]


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Addiction Term Paper [Food]
It has long been established that addictions can be detrimental to an individuals’ psychological, social, economical, and/or physical health.  In our contemporary times, addictions go beyond the common alcohol and drug addictions but rather can encompass gambling, shopping, video-gaming, the world wide web, dysfunctional relationships and maintaining an emaciated body shape (Alexander, 2008, p. 57).  Addictions to food and the subsequent obesity epidemic is “not so much a failure of biological systems but a social and economic phenomenon” (
, 2005, p. 900). Consequently, “[t]he deleterious effects of obesity on chronic disease risk, morbidity, and mortality; its high medical,...
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