Analyze the global perspective of mental disorders (A, B, C, D, E)

SOCIOLOGY

Overview

People ingest substances for a variety of reasons. While society members hold prejudices regarding abusing drugs, even people who use substances have prejudices against other users. In this discussion, you will compare and contact substance abuse.

Outcomes

  1. Analyze the global perspective of mental disorders (A, B, C, D, E)

6.Explain the common types of legal and illegal drug use and their effects (A, B, C, D, E)

  1. Identify the different perceptions of drug and alcohol use and classify which groups are likely to hold certain viewpoints (A, B, C, D, E)

8.Explain the social influences for misuse of drug and alcohol consumption (A, C, D, E)

Instructions

In this discussion, you will compare and contrast legal and illegal substance use.
Compare and contrast legal and illegal drug use. Include at least two similarities and two differences with these types of substances.
Explain how legal and illegal drugs impact the user and people within the community.
Explain how society members perceive using legal substances versus illegal ones.
Explain how society influences the use and misuse of substances.
Respond to the discussion question after researching the topic. Share with your classmates what you learned by writing a post about the topic. The post should be a minimum of 300 words. Your post must include two sources cited in APA Style.

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