Do you believe that it is appropriate to administer drug treatments to children who suffer from psychological disorders? Why or why not? Respond to it in no less than 300-400 words. Don’t forget to cite your sources
Introduction to Sociology
A. Please choose one of the following prompts and respond to it in no less than 300-400 words. In your response, you must fully answer all aspects of the question and support your answer with references to course materials (textbook, supplementary readings, videos, etc.).
· What is the role of culture in a society? And why are there so many differences of culture within a single society? Answer these questions as you think they may be informed by a sociological theory/theorist of your choosing.
· What are some of the social contexts (relationships, institutions, etc.) in which primary and secondary socialization take place? Who are the significant others – i.e., people whose guidance, example, or judgment matters – in these contexts? What do you think are the roles these two different forms of socialization play in a person’s development over a lifetime?
B. Please choose one of the following prompts and respond to it in no less than 300-400 words. In your response, you must fully answer all aspects of the question and support your answer with reference to course materials (textbook, supplementary readings, videos, etc.).
· Choose a social group that was once considered “deviant,” but is now considered more acceptable in our society. How did this group migrate from deviance to normality? How was that change possible, given what you now know about theories of culture, meaning, deviance, etc.?
· Choose a social group that is currently struggling against a deviant label. What actions does this group engage in that society considers deviant? Why does society have an interest (or at least think it has an interest) in informally or formally sanctioning those actions? Are there any social factors that have pressured that group to engage in the actions in question?
In 2-3 paragraphs, discuss and analyze the effects opioids have on juveniles? In your opinion, are there gateway drugs that could lead to opioid usage?
RESOURCES for Juvenile Delinquency
Read Adolescent Health
The Opioid Epidemic: A Needed Focus On Adolescents And Young Adults
Read Mental Health
Office of Health and Human Services Retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/adolescent-development/mental-health/index.html