Module 5 Written Assignment Chapter 10 Stimulants, Chapter 11 Tobacco

1. Describe how the following CNS Stimulants work: amphetamines, cocaine, caffeine and nicotine; include physical effects, symptoms of use, overdose and withdrawal. Discuss how they impact neurotransmission and what neuro-chemicals are affected.

2. Discuss why stimulant use is so popular in today’s society. Be sure to support your conclusions with research.

3. Tobacco is considered the leading cause of preventable death among adults today. Have current strategies to reduce smoking worked? Research the impact of the following strategies: taxes on tobacco products, restricted smoking areas, and reduction of advertisement. Site your references.