Addiction in Society

Addiction—the thematic malady for our society—entails every type of psychological and societal problem

The Same Thing that Makes Us Love Makes Us Hate - The "Us-Them" Quiz

A TV program staged a scene in which a woman in Middle Eastern garb tried to buy bread in a store, and the clerk berated her. Most people ignored the scene, and a few joined the clerk in attacking the woman. Only one man actively stood up for her. Are you any better than the rest of those people? Take the "Us-Them" quiz and see.

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Stanton Peele, PhD, JD, is the author of Recover! He has been a pioneer in the addiction field since publication of Love and Addiction in 1975.

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