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Addiction and Connecting

The previous two chapters have outlined the importance of addictions and introduced the basic assumptions underlying the social paradigm that comprises the orientation for this book. This chapter explains the vital role of social connections in forming identity, the process of entering into an addictive relationship, and how this is likely to impact on other people.

Keywords

Personal Identity Social World Social Connection Social Connectedness Rapid Intensification 
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