Learning Goal: I’m working on a american studies writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
My drug of choice is Methamphetamine.
This paper will be on a drug with the potential for abuse or misuse that has been submitted to, and approved by, the instructor.
The paper must include the following:
1. History and epidemiology of the drug
2. The pharmacology, how does it work in the system
3. How is it grown, manufactured, transported and marketed
4. The dosage, expected effects, side effects and potential for overdose
5. The specific treatments that might be used in rehabilitation
In terms of the paper, it is recommended that you use subheadings for each of the sections so you can visually see that each section is getting appropriate attention, noting the content is to be a minimum of 7 pages (content which does not include a cover page or reference page/pages). Please note the research must be presented in APA format both on a formal reference page/pages at the conclusion of the paper as well as in the text where those sources apply (in-text citations).
The paper should be seven pages of text, double-spaced, in 11-point font, and include a references page (see the template and example reference page in the APA Guide). No more than a quarter of the paper should use quotes. The paper will be graded using the following criteria:
- How well thoughts are organized
- Use of English grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation
- Format and accuracy of citations
- References list
- Mastery of the topic and concepts
This Assignment will be linked to Turnitin. The percent of match for this assignment must be below 15%.