How does this theory explain drug use and abuse
Subject: General Questions / College life
Select one of the following category of theories that attempts to explain why people use drugs as solutions to their mental, emotional, and physical problems:
Address the following in 3–5 pages:
What 2 theories did you select? Briefly identify and describe them.
For each theory, answer the following questions:
How does this theory explain drug use and abuse? Explain in detail.
Does this theory support a strong relationship between drug use and crime? Explain in detail.
Find 2 articles about individuals charged with a crime while under the influence of illicit substances. Answer the following questions:
Briefly describe the individual, the offense, and the drugs used.
How much influence did drugs appear to have on the individual with regard to committing the crime? Explain.
Do the cases found in your selected articles support your selected theories? Why or why not? Explain.
Based on your research, what is the scope of the relationship between drugs and crime? Explain.
Pick 1 country outside the United States that is know for drug production or drug distribution.
In 5–6 paragraphs, address the following:
What problems exist in the selected country because of the drug trade activities? Explain.
What do you think would happen to drug use in the United States if the selected country's drug activities were eliminated? Explain.
How widespread do you feel drug use is in the United States? Explain.
Do you think drug use will almost always directly result in crime at some point in the drug user's life? Why or why not? Explain in detail.
What do you think is the best course of action to reduce the occurrence of drug-induced crimes? Explain, and provide an example if applicable.