For this Assignment, review this week’s Resources. Focus on the strengths and limitations of the disease theoretical model of addiction as it applies to Marge from this week’s media piece. Consider the limitations in its applicability in treatments of addiction. This Assignment will inform your Scholar Practitioner Project (SPP) for this course.
In a 2- to 3-page APA-formatted paper, address the following:
Explain the key points of the disease theoretical model of addiction.
Explain two strengths and two limitations of this theoretical model.
Explain the major contributions of this theoretical model to the field of addiction treatment.
Explain whether the limitations that you identified may affect the applicability of the model in the treatment of addiction and why. Use Marge from the media piece as an example. Please follow guidelines