Katie's Addiction Case Study

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When Katie returned home after dropping out of college, she had become a full blown alcoholic and continued to abuse it. As the addiction grew, so did her deception of it. She continued to drink daily and hid bottles of alcohol throughout the house. Her parents began to question where she was getting money to buy the alcohol. They had their suspicion of where the money was coming from, but they never confirmed if it was coming from prostitution. In all actuality her parents were never any help. They never assisted Katie with her dilemma. Instead they ridiculed her. She received zero comfort from them, which only worsened the problem. Katie’s addiction tainted the relationship with her parents. It created a multitude of barriers that her family
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