Asked by Amanda Auger on Feb 29, 2024



Policies of total abstinence from alcohol tend to decrease rates of addiction.

Total Abstinence

The practice of completely avoiding substances or behaviors, such as alcohol or drugs, typically for health or moral reasons.

Addiction Rates

The prevalence or frequency of addiction within a population or group.

  • Recognize the impact of cultural and societal influences on substance abuse and addiction.

Verified Answer

Valerie Vargas

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Policies of total abstinence do not necessarily decrease rates of addiction; they can sometimes lead to increased rates of addiction due to lack of education on moderation, potential for increased desirability of the forbidden substance, and lack of harm reduction strategies.