[UNLOCKED]: Week 4 Discussion 1: Care for a Client Diagnosed with a Substance Use Disorder
In a Word document, address the following prompts:
- Elaborate on etiology, stressors, problems of addiction, dependence, and relapse in the U.S. currently.
- Identify potential physical and mental findings when examining a client with a substance use disorder. Note your rationales.
- Describe possible triggers to compulsive substance use or behavioral addiction.
- Discuss the neurobiological mechanisms that underlie addictive behavior.
- What are the medication-assisted treatments (MATs) and psychotherapeutic interventions for monitoring (for alcohol and for opioid abuse)?
Use APA format with reference list (two to three books and/or articles).
Reply to at least two of your peers. In your reply posts, write a maximum two paragraphs for each reply with two to three sentences each that synthesizes one to two pieces of research.