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Drugs and their Social and Pharmacological Ramifications




Question;Drugs;and their Social and Pharmacological Ramifications;Introduction;Physical Effects of Drugs;to Help in Preventative Efforts;The use of drugs often begins with;experimental use, followed by recreational use, which moves on to abuse. This;is often one of the effects of drugs, as they can be very addictive.;Review the resources;listed in the Books and Resources area below to prepare for this week's;assignments.;Spotlight on Skills: Developing;a Power Point Presentation;This week you will prepare a Power Point Presentation.;For help in using this tool, review thisPowerPoint Tutorial.;Books;and Resources for this Week;Books;Reference;Instruction;Lyman, M. D. (2014) Drugs in;society: Causes, concepts and control;Read Chapter 3 and;Appendix 1;Book);Document/Other;Reference;Prenatal exposure to drugs;Effects on brain development and implications for policy and education.;Instruction;Review Website;Drugs and their Social and Pharmacological Ramifications;Week 2 Assignment: Outline the Physical Effects of;Drugs to Help in Preventative Efforts;Activity Description;Develop a presentation that addresses the;effects and properties of each major substance of abuse and the effects on;human beings.Design your;presentation so that it could be used in a school setting for 4th through 8th;grade students.Make sure to include;A listing of frequently abused;substances;A;comparison of the properties/effects of hallucinogens, stimulants, and;narcotics and the effects they have on the body;A description of the drug to;include the ?pleasurable? properties;A description of the negative;effects and symptoms on the body (both seen and unseen);Incorporate appropriate animations;transitions, and graphics as well as ?speaker;notes? for each slide. The speaker notes may be comprised of brief;paragraphs or bulleted lists.;Support your presentation with at least;three (3) scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources;other appropriate scholarly resources may be included.;Length: 12-15 slides (with a separate;reference slide);Notes Length: 100-150 words for each;slideBe sure to include citations for;quotations and paraphrases with references in APA format and style where;appropriate.;Learning Outcomes;3.0 Differentiate the;symptoms of drug abuse and treatment for various types of illegal drugs.


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