Scholarly Article Review

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Drugs in Society Writing Assignment 2 Scholarly Article Review Instructions: The deadline to turn in writing assignment 2 on Brightspace is October 21st by 11:30pm. Your assignment should be about 3 pages in length (double spaced, 12 point font). Find a peer-reviewed scholarly article of your choice on a subject related to drug use and/or abuse. This can be anything from consequences, causes, or prevalence/incident figures. We will discuss how to find peer-reviewed articles in class. If you are unsure if your article meets these requirements, ask! You must provide a full citation of your article and/or a link to your selected article. Read your selected article, summarize, and critically review your article. Below are some questions that you might address in your paper (you do not need to answer all of these, and feel free to add your own).  Is your article a research article, theoretical article, literature review, etc.?  What is the specific aim of your article?  Does the research find anything new and/or important to our knowledge about drugs? What does it say?  What problems do you identify in the article? What can be improved? What are some of your suggestions for future researchers who study a similar topic? o Critical review is necessary for this assignment! Do not skip this question! o There are ALWAYS improvements that can be made to every article and research project.  Don’t forget to tell me about your article and summarize it thoroughly! ...
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Volkow, N. D. (2014). America’s addiction to opioids: heroin and prescription drug abuse.
Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, 14.
Summary
According to the article, opioid is the most abused drug in the country. However, addiction as
well as the abuse of opioids such as morphine, heroine, and other prescription drugs is not an
issue affecting America but has become an issue of global concern as abuse of opioid drugs has
increased globally. Approximately 2.1 million people in the country suffer from some sort
substance abuse disorder associated with abuse of prescription drugs. As a result, in order to
fully address the issue of opioid abuse and addiction, it is imperative to also take into
consideration the vital role prescription opioids such as pain killers play in improving people's
quality of life while minimizing the level of human suffering. Thus according to the article,
understanding and addressing the use of abuse of pr...

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