UOPX General Psychology Research on Drug Use Presentation


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  1. Different types of drugs affect the body and mind in different ways. In psychology, it is important to understand why people may use drugs, and how individuals can study the behavior associated with drug use. In this assignment, you will identify and describe common psychological effects of various drug categories, as well as identify important aspects of conducting psychological research.
    Imagine you’ve been asked to study human behavior in relation to the use of 2 different categories of drugs. You have been asked to present on how you plan to conduct your research, as well as the psychological effects of the drugs.
    Choose 2 categories of drugs from the following:
    • Stimulants
    • Hallucinogens
    • Depressants
    • Opiates
    • Marijuana

    Create a 6- to 12-slide presentation with detailed speaker notes to show how you would conduct your research. Include:
    • A description of the research method(s) that you would use.
    • An explanation of the APA ethical guidelines that you would need to consider while conducting your research.
    • A description of the physical and psychological effects of each of the categories of drugs that you chose, including a minimum of 2 drugs that fall under each category.
    • An explanation of which approach to studying psychology you would use as a basis for understanding human behavior related to using these drugs.

Format any citations in your presentation according to APA guidelines.

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Research on
drug use


Research method

For the purpose of my research, I shall be using surveys
to acquire the data necessary for my research on drug

The drugs that I shall conduct research on using surveys
are stimulants and opioids

The use of surveys is the best suited method to acquire
data on such a research on drugs

The use of other research methods such as
questionnaires and interviews might not be appropriate
to acquire research data on drug use

APA guidelines for the research

While undertaking any scientific research, it is significant
that as the researcher, one ought to follow various
guidelines by the APA

Such set guidelines are primarily for purposes of ethics in
the research that one is about to undertake

Such ethical requirements must also be in line with
institutional, federal...

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