PSY 240 Week 7 DQ 1 and DQ 2

This file of PSY 240 Week 7 Discussion Questions shows the solutions to the following problems:

1. Jim has taken heroin for the past 5 years. One day, Jim and Jack go out and both use large quantities of heroin. Although both did the same amount of drugs, Jack dies from an overdose. Discuss how drug tolerance and conditioning may factor into this outcome. Explain the possible reasons for their addiction.

2. Review the Drug Health Effects Scale in Appendix D.

Rate each drug according to the hazard scale for each of the categories listed. When finished, add each category for each drug's health hazard total.

Copy and paste your completed Drug Health Effects table into a post in the Main forum along with your responses to the following questions: Are you surprised at your results? Why or why not? If the drug's social impact was a category, how might it change your totals?

Review another student's rating scale and comment on if you agree or disagree with their totals. Explain your response.

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