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Drug Profile Paper

Drug Profile Paper

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you identify abused substances and their various effects. Include the following:

  • Explain the psychology and physiology of addiction.
  • Identify specific drug substances covering the following categories: stimulants, depressants, narcotics, hallucinogens, and cannabis.
  • Discuss the addiction potential of various abused substances, what effects they have, and withdrawal symptoms.
  • Discuss how prescription drugs can be abused and lead to addiction.

Use at least three outside sources, such as articles from the University Library.




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All drugs, regardless of whether the drug is over-the-counter, prescription or illegal alters one’s body chemistry, body function, and can be harmful.  An overdose is imminent if one abuses drugs on a regular basis.  Even though one should never abuse drugs, lack of education on substance abuse leads to addiction because…………


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