Unit 2 – Individual Project Licit and Illicit Drugs

 

Unit 2 – Individual Project Licit and Illicit Drugs
Assignment Objectives Demonstrate the ability to use the terminology associated with drug use, A
abuse and addiction. identity behavioral and psychological issues, risks, and the impact of drugs on

g the brain, current DSM categories or other diagnostic standards associated with drug use.Select
2-3 different substances from the DSM-IV- TR such as alcohol, cocaine. heroin, amphetamines, and
hallucinogens. Describe the behavioral and psychological issues and risks associated with use.
abuse, and addiction of each substance. What is the comorbidity associated with each substance?

How do the comorbidity factors impact treatment issues? For example, dual diagnosis, which is the
product of being diagnosed with a mental illness along with a substance abuse problem.

Io) Assignment Guidelines Select 2-3 diffident substances from the DSM-IV-TR. Address the following in
750-1.000 words: For each of your selected substances: Thoroughly describe the behavioral and
psychological issues associated with the substance. What risks are associated with use. abuse. and
addiction of this substance? Explain. What is the comorbidity associated with this substance?

Explain. How do the comorbidity factors impact treatment issues? Explain. For example: Dual

diagnosis, which is the product of being diagnosed with a mental illness along with a substance

abuse problem. You are required to use at least three (3) legitimate scholarly sources. Be sure to
reference all sources using APA style.

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