4. In reviewing the ancient historical uses of drugs, how do you think drug use today is different
from back then? Explain your answer.
There is significant evidence that humans have for millennia used drugs for both recreational and
medicinal purposes. T
Discussion Questions #4 (pg 573-608, 613-626)
1. Discuss the need to assess addiction severity and readiness to change.
Assessing addiction severity is important because it informs the caregiver as to the significance
of the problem and areas which can be
Discussion Questions #3
10. Because of caffeines potential for abuse, do you think the FDA should control it more
tightly? Defend your answer.
It is difficult to advocate for more FDA control of caffeine given its historical significance and
Discussion Questions #2
5. Currently, sleep aid products are available OTC. Should the FDA also allow sedatives to be sold
without a prescription? Support your answer.
The FDA should not allow sedatives to be sold without a prescription because of their p