What are some common features of addiction? With an understanding of these common features, what can caseworkers, probation officers, addiction counselors, mental health workers and /or clinicians do to help their clients avoid relapse after a sustained period of sobriety?
Discuss one of the commonly abused drugs discussed in your text readings for this week. What new information did you learn that particularly stood out to you on this specific drug? In your response, take a stand on the pros and cons of:
§ Current drug intervention programs
§ Legalization of drugs
Name Three things you have learned about physiological psychology that you never knew before and/or that made an impact on you. Also, name two things you learned from someone else in this course. Thirdly, after taking this class, why do you think it is important for students to know something about physiological psychology? Finally, what is one question you have that remains unanswered?
Part 4- 2 POWER POINT SLIDES WITH SPEAKER NOTES AND REFERENCES ON HEROIN
Discuss the regions of the brain affected by this drug. How does this drug alter brain chemistry?
How do high versus low doses of this drug compare in altering behavior, mood, and cognition?
Psychopharmacology and Drug Abuse
Geppert, C., & Bogenschutz, M. P. (2009, March). Pharmacological research on addictions: A framework for ethical and policy considerations. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 41(1), 49-60.
Howland, R. H. (2010, September). Potential adverse effects of discontinuing psychotropic drugs: Part 4: Benzodiazepine, glutamate, opioid, and stimulant drugs. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services, 48(9), 11-14.
Wand, G. (2008). The influence of stress on the transition from drug use to addiction. Alcohol Research & Health, 31(2), 119-136.
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more