Pharmacological treatment for substance use disorders

Your research paper should be 1,500-2,000-words and reflect critical thinking and analysis. Refer to the Academic Writing Guidelines Resource located in the Course Materials section for assistance with this.

You must have a minimum of six references to support your research. The references should be taken from the annotated bibliography completed earlier in the course.

Your research paper should include information about the following:

  1. Brief history of the drug
  2. Psychopharmacology of the drug
  3. Current trends or issues
  4. Societal concerns or issues related to the drug
  5. Significance or relevance of topic to the counseling profession
  6. Any future implications

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

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

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Less than Satisfactory
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Satisfactory
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Good
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70.0 %Content
10.0 %Brief History of TopicPaper does not provide brief history of topic.Paper provides brief history of topic, but history is inaccurate.Paper provides brief history of topic. History of topic is accurately described.Paper provides brief history of topic including significant developments and timelines. History of topic is accurately described.Paper provides brief history of topic including all significant developments and timelines. History of topic is accurately described.
20.0 %Psychopharmacology of the DrugPaper does not include a description of the psychopharmacology of the drug.Paper explains psychopharmacology of the drug, but explanation is inaccurate or unfeasible and not well supported.Paper explains psychopharmacology of the drug, but explanation could be better supported with research.Paper explains psychopharmacology of the drug. Uses critical thinking to analyze the psychopharmacology of the drug.Paper explains psychopharmacology of the drug. Uses critical thinking to analyze the psychopharmacology of the drug. Research is used to clearly support analysis.
10.0 %Current Trends or IssuesPaper does not discuss current trends or issues.Paper identifies and discusses current trends or issues related to the topic, but discussion is inaccurate or unfeasible.Paper identifies and discusses current trends or issues related to the topic.Paper identifies and discusses current trends or issues related to the topic. Research is used to support discussion and is mostly accurate.Paper accurately identifies and discusses current trends or issues related to the topic. Research is used to clearly support discussion.
10.0 %Societal Concerns or IssuesPaper does not identify or discuss societal concerns or issues related to the topic.Paper identifies and discusses societal concerns or issues related to the topic, but discussion is inaccurate or unfeasible.Paper identifies and discusses societal concerns or issues related to the topic.Paper identifies and discusses societal concerns or issues related to the topic. Research is used to support discussion and is mostly accurate.Paper identifies and discusses societal concerns or issues related to the topic. Research is used to clearly support discussion.
10.0 %Significance or Relevance of Topic to Counseling ProfessionPaper does not explain significance or relevance of topic to the counseling profession.Paper explains significance or relevance of topic to the counseling profession, but explanation is inaccurate or unfeasible and not well supported.Paper explains significance or relevance of topic to the counseling profession, but explanation could be better supported with research.Paper explains significance or relevance of topic to the counseling profession. Uses critical thinking to analyze the relevance of the topic to the counseling profession.Paper explains significance or relevance of topic to the counseling profession. Uses critical thinking to analyze the relevance of the topic to the counseling profession. Research is used to clearly support analysis.
10.0 %Future ImplicationsPaper does not propose future implications of the topic to the counseling profession.Paper proposes future implications of the topic to the counseling profession, but the explanation is inaccurate or unfeasible.Paper clearly proposes future implications of the topic to the counseling profession, but the explanation could be better supported with research.Paper proposes future implications of the topic to the counseling profession and uses critical thinking to analyze the future implications of the topic.Paper proposes future implications of the topic to the counseling profession, uses critical thinking to analyze future implications, and provides research to support the analysis.
20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness
7.0 %Thesis Development and PurposePaper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear.Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose.Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
8.0 %Argument Logic and ConstructionStatement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.
5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) and/or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied.Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed.Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech.Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
10.0 %Format
5.0 %Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.All format elements are correct.
5.0 %Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)Sources are not documented.Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly c

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Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.

 

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Drug and substance use in the modern society is not only a health challenge but also an issue of social concern to the society. Scholars as well as health practitioners have often attempted to address the issue using…

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