PHARMACOTHERAPY AND BIOLOGICALLY-BASED INTERVENTIONS

PHARMACOTHERAPY AND BIOLOGICALLY-BASED INTERVENTIONS

• Describe the relationship between addiction and brain functioning. Briefly describe and compare biologically-based interventions and their effectiveness in treating addictive and compulsive behaviors. • Argue for or against the following statement: Prescription medications are effective treatment for behavioral addictions (like compulsive gambling, compulsive eating, compulsive shopping, and so on). Be sure to provide at least three reasons supported with research.