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The Five Factors of Addiction

Five Factors of Addiction can be explained as follows:

Biological Factors

• Genetic vulnerability

• Individual biology

• Coping with undiagnosed or untreated medical or mental health issues

• Repeated use leads to lasting changes in the brain – habituation

Psychological Factors

• Distorted thoughts and beliefs

• Inability to cope with negative feelings

• Personality traits

Environmental Factors

• Trauma

• Peer influences

• Failures

Family Factors

• Develop a sense of self

• Develop values, limits, and coping styles

• Learn to relate to others

• Develop our understanding of the world

• Shapes our view of God

Spiritual Factors

• View of self

• Sense of purpose and meaning

• Faith and hope

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