Critical Thinking Writing Assignment 1.docx

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The research I will be conducting will be why college students participate in risky behavior such as alcohol and substance abuse. As a depressant, alcohol slows down the essential functions leading in slurred speech, unsteady movement, failure to react quickly and troubled perceptions. Though, how it affects the mind, it is understood greatest that as a drug it decreases the capacity of a person to be rationale and distorts their judgment. On the other hand, drug abuse is the frequent use of a substance in which the user consumes drugs with methods or in amounts that can harm them or others. Though the leading cause of drug abuse has not been established, therefore, it is not possible to have one immediate reason. Drug abuse precedes drug addiction which is long-lasting. It is often degenerating brain disease that causes habitual drug use and seeking. This is in spite of the harmful consequences to the addicted person and those around them. The initial choice to take drugs is regularly voluntary to most people. Over time some changes occur in the brain and the trials which the addicted
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