Drugs in American Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 11 :

Drugs and Crime

Quiz 11 :

Drugs and Crime

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During the past two decades, the price of cocaine sold on the street in the United States:
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Evidence indicates which of the following models of criminal homicide and drug involvement makes the most sense? The:
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Which of the following drugs was the majority of perpetrators under the influence of when committing a criminal homicide?
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The use of certain drugs is more criminogenic than that of others, that is, it is statistically more closely related to criminal behavior. Which of the following are the big three drugs with respect to the relationship between using psychoactive substances and committing crime?
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The relationship between committing a crime and being a victim of a crime is:
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People arrested for a crime:
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What is the role of cocaine in violent behavior?
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Drug researchers have proposed three models or explanations for the drug-crime nexus. Which one is the most adequate in explaining this link?
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During the past two decades, the purity of cocaine sold on the street in the U.S.:
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The relationship between alcohol consumption and criminal behavior is:
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After 1970, using, abusing, and being addicted to heroin:
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Evidence indicates that the link between the consumption of alcohol and engaging in violent behavior is largely and substantially a result of:
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In our attempt to understand the relationship between drug use and criminal behavior, which would the researcher hypothesize is the dependent variable?
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How have the explanations by drug researchers concerning the relationship between heroin addiction and violence evolved over time? What was the previous model and what is the current model? Why have these models changed?
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Among men, as the volume of cocaine consumed increases, the likelihood of being the perpetrator of crime:
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The statistical correlation between the use of any and all illicit drugs and engaging in criminal behavior is:
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Consuming alcohol is:
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Among women, as the volume of cocaine consumed increases, the likelihood of being the victim of a crime:
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Which of the following groups of drugs that appear in overdose statistics also makes a substantial contribution to the drugs-crime nexus?
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Which of the following models most adequately explains the drugs-violence nexus?
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