unit 4 mid term

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Herzing University

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lmagine you have been asked by your local church, synagogue, scouting group, sports team or some other community organization, to give a 15-20 minute talk about addiction. Imagine there has been some concern in the community about how to deal with the problem. You’ve been asked to talk about what happens to the brain when people become addicted.

Your presentation may be in any of the following forms:

  • Power point presentation with notes (10 slides minimum, APA format)
  • 3-5 page paper (APA format)
  • Other presentation format (must be approved by instructor by the middle of the week)

The assignment is due at the end of week 4.

APA formatting:

Your paper should:

  • Be three to four pages long.
  • Double spaced.
  • One inch margins.
  • 12 point font, times new roman.
  • You should add citations in the body of the paper and include a reference page at the end of the paper.
  • Your paper should reflect not only your opinion, but also your familiarity with the material from the course.
  • Your power point presentation must include citations and references in each slide (as appropriate) and a references slide at the end of the presentation.
  • Your presentation should reflect not only your opinion, but also your familiarity with the material from the course.
  • Pay attention to your formatting and professionalism of the presentation.
  • Alternative presentations must include citations and a reference page and should be professional in appearance.

Estimated time to complete: 4 hours

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Explanation & Answer

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Introduction
Body
Conclusion
References


Running head: ADDICTION AND THE BRAIN

Addiction and the Brain
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ADDICTION AND THE BRAIN

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Addiction and the Brain

Addiction is a neural disorder in which the individual suffering from it hardly recognizes
it and to some extent has no control over it. The substances and activities that cause addiction are
not entirely harmful, but excessive use of the substances become obsessive and impede the
normal functioning of the brain (Koob, Arends and Le Moal, 2014). Addiction takes control of
the life of a person without the person acknowledging that their behavior is causing harm to
themselves and in some cases to others. They get involved in taking the substances despite the
severe consequences because these substances interfere with the brain registering pleasure and
corrupting the normal functioning and responses of the brain.
Addiction in other terms means to be enslaved by or bound to, and this can be seen with
the consequences it has on the brain which can be summarized to three things. Addiction causes
the brain to crave the substance of addiction, lose control over its use and continue making use of
it despite the conse...


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