Alcohol is the most prevalent drug of abuse worldwide, essay help

Exam Instructions:Each question below is worth 20 points. Select five questions from below and write a short essay (1 -3 paragraphs) for each question. Make sure your answers are in your own words and supported with evidence (cite your sources).You must submit your final exam to Turnitin prior to submitting it to the instructor.

  1. Alcohol is the most prevalent drug of abuse worldwide. Discuss the major, long-term physiological effects of addiction to alcohol. Be sure to include a discussion of the dangers of withdrawal.
  2. Psychedelics are a diverse category of substances. What is the attraction to use drugs in this category and what are some of the problematic side-effects?
  3. Rohypnol has been called the date-rape drug. Discuss the biopsychosocial effects of use & the adverse effects from one would experience from use of this drug.
  4. Describe the psychoactive properties of marijuana and then discuss the controversial issue of legalization, choosing either a pro or con position.
  5. Relative to non-substance addictions, explain the following statement: “If ‘it’ provides relief, ‘it’ can and will be abused.”
  6. Inhalants (volatile substances) are a dangerous group of substances of abuse. Discuss the psychoactive properties of the inhalants and explain why they are so dangerous.
  7. Chronic alcohol abuse promotes some severe CNS disorders. Cite in detail alcohol’s effect on the brain and nervous system.
  8. Some have argued that eating disorders (and disordered eating) can be construed to be addictive-like behaviors. Discuss in some detail the reasons that under-gird this position.
  9. Sexual addiction is yet another disorder that eitheris ormimics other addictions. Examine and discuss your opinion on this disorder as an addictive behavior.
  10. Identify and explain some of the problems associated with assessment of co-occurring disorders.

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