Select ONE brain-altering drug–a street drug, a prescription drug, or a legal drug, such as alcohol or tobacco.
Create a 13- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you address the following:
Identify your drug and define its primary use in our culture.
Identify rates of use and populations affected by using this drug.
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?
Discuss the implications of one-time, casual, or long-term use on the physiology of the brain, and on behavior, mood, and cognition.
If a person developed an addiction to the drug you selected, what therapeutic interventions would be used to treat the addiction?
Note. Online students: Include substantive speaker notes.
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
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