The history of the increase in opiate addiction

Part 1

In this course, you are required to complete a research paper about   one of the topics of your choice discussed in the course.

Review the topics in the course and choose a topic to focus your   research paper on. Some suggestions include:

Pharmacological treatment for substance use disorders

  1. The history of the increase in opiate addiction
  2. Opiate     replacement treatment approaches
  3. Detoxification from     alcohol and opiates
  4. The psychopharmacology of   methamphetamines

For this week, select a topic and compile a list of references that   you will use to support the content of your “Research Paper”   assignment due in Topic 7. A minimum of six scholarly sources are required.

In a Word document, list the selected topic, the sources you   selected, and provide a short description of 75-100 words for each   source. Also, describe the relevance as to why you selected the   sources, and how they will support your paper.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment,   solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources   should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be   found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

Refer to the resource, “Preparing Annotated   Bibliographies,” located in the Student Success Center, for   additional guidance on completing this assignment in the appropriate style.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer   to the directions in the Student Success Center.

This assignment meets the following CACREP Standards: 

5.C.2.e. Potential for substance use disorders to mimic     and/or co-occur with a variety of neurological, medical, and     psychological disorders.

5.C.2.g. Impact of biological and neurological mechanisms on     mental health.

5.C.2.h. Classifications, indications, and     contraindications of commonly prescribed psychopharmacological     medications for appropriate medical referral and consultation.