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Thesis Statement: Alcohol is more dangerous than any other drug because alcohol use can lead to dependencies and the use of other drugs.


Final Project: Persuasive Research Paper
??Resources: Appendix A and Appendix H
??Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]
??Use the checklist in Appendix H to proofread your final draft. If you cannot answer yes to
an item in the proofreading checklist, revise your paper accordingly.
??Construct a persuasive research paper, 2,000 to 2,500 words in length, formatted
according to Axia style guidelines.
??Include the following elements:
o A title page
o An introduction and a thesis statement
o A body with supporting evidence and in-text citations
o Effective visuals, appropriately introduced
o A conclusion
o A reference list with at least five to seven sources, at least three of which must come
from the University Library
o A completed peer-review form
??Review Appendix A to ensure you have completed every step required for the final
project.
??Post your final project and the peer review checklist a classmate completed for your
research paper as Microsoft® Word attachments.

Resources:
•     American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. (2008). Teen: Alcohol and other Drugs. Retrieved July 5, 2008, From www.aacap.org
•     CBS News (2007.) Alcohol, Tobacco Worse Than Illegal Drugs? Retrieved July 5, 2008, from www.cbsnews.com
•     Alcohol and Teen Drinking An overview of statistic, Retrieved July 8, 2008, from http://www.focusas.com/Alcohol.html
•     Gabrielle Bauer (2008, July). Booze clues. Today's Parent, 25(7), 131-132,134. Retrieved July 7, 2008, from ProQuest Central database. (Document ID: XXXXXXXXXX).
•     Ashton, E. (March 2008). Alcohol abuse makes prescription drug abuse more likely: those under age 25 are particularly vulnerable to dual abuse.(RESEARCH FINDINGS). NIDA Notes, 21, 5. p.8(2). Retrieved July 07, 2008, from Academic OneFile via Gale:http://find.galegroup.com/ips/start.do?prodId=IPS
•     The Effects of Alcohol and Other Drugs on Children. (2006). Harvard Children's Health, (p.NA). Harvard Health Publications Group. Retrieved July 07, 2008, from Academic OneFile via Gale:http://find.galegroup.com/ips/start.do?prodId=IPS
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Executive Summary.................................................................................................5
Changes in alcohol and cannabis use over time.................................................6
Introduction..............................................................................................................8
Method
Questionnaire development ...............................................................................9
Description of sample schools .........................................................................10
Validity check ..................................................................................................11
Results
Alcohol use ............................................................................................................13
Current drinkers ...............................................................................................13
Underage drinking ...........................................................................................14
Frequency of drinking......................................................................................15
Frequency of heavy drinking ...........................................................................17
Alcohol dependence.........................................................................................19
Types of alcohol-related problems...................................................................20
Relationship between grades and level of drinking .........................................23
Drinking before age 15 ....................................................................................24
Where do students get alcohol? .......................................................................25
Changes in alcohol use over time ....................................................................27
Comparison of alcohol use with other students...................................................28
Cannabis use ..........................................................................................................30
How often do males and females use cannabis................................................32
Signs of cannabis dependence .........................................................................35
Characteristics of heavy users..........................................................................35
Changes in the prevalence of cannabis use over time....................................36
Comparison with students in other provinces and in the U.S..........................37
Cigarette use...........................................................................................................39
What other drugs do students use?.........................................................................41
Impaired driving.....................................................................................................44
Alcohol use and driving...................................................................................44
Cannabis use and driving.................................................................................45
Affected youth .......................................................................................................47
Summary and Conclusions ....................................................................................48
References..............................................................................................................51
Appendix A Data collection process.....................................................................53
Appendix B Substance Profiles ............................................................................56
Expert:  Bs replied 8 years ago.
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