PSY 1462 Week 1 DQ 1 Often when people think of substance abuse or addiction, images of heroin, marijuana, alcohol

PSY 1462 Week 1 DQ 1: Often when people think of substance abuse or addiction, images of heroin, marijuana, alcohol, or methamphetamines are the first things that come to mind.

PSY 1462 Week 1 Discussion Question 1

Often when people think of substance abuse or addiction, images of heroin, marijuana, alcohol, or methamphetamines are the first things that come to mind.  There are, however, other substances that are frequently used/abused that can have equally damaging effects. What substances would you imagine fit into this category? Should they be included in American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)? Why or why not?

Course: PSY 1462 Substance Abuse
School: Florida Institute of Technology

  • : 08/03/2017
  • : 10.00