Common SUDs and Psychopharmacology
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Write a 600–800 word paper that includes responses to the following:
Explain the main differences between substance use disorders of the following drugs: alcohol, nicotine, prescription drugs, and illegal drugs.
What are the social, economic, legal, and psychological risks of addictive substance abuse?
Choose a drug discussed in class and describe its method of administration, bioavailability, and half-life. Be sure to indicate what that means to someone who is not familiar with the terminology.
What is the psychopharmacology of alcohol? Explain how it is absorbed and metabolized in the body, and its psychological effects.
Which of the following is/are most damaging to the fetus while used during pregnancy? Which is/are most common among expecting mothers?
Format your paper using the West Writing Style Handbook guidelines.
Include a reference page for at least 2 sources, which may consist of readings from the University Library and other selections