Vulnerability to addiction

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Vulnerability to addiction:

Due to self esteem, attributions, gender and social context and family influence.

Self-esteem: Low self esteem more vulnerable. Deverensky-adolescent gamblers were more likely to show signs of lower self esteem.

Attribution: External attribution style more vulnerable. Saunders-alcoholics questioned and were more likely to quit if they had internal attributional style. Alcoholics that stayed…

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