Drugs in American Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 4 :
Why Do People Use Drugs

Quiz 4 :
Why Do People Use Drugs

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In the social sciences, a theory is:
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Which of the following sociological theories of deviance-and hence illicit drug use and abuse-has been disconfirmed, that is, evidence has demonstrated more or less conclusively and definitively that it is false?
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Anomie theory argues that drug addicts use which of the following adaptations to society's strain?
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C

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Anomie theory argues that drug dealers and sellers make use of the following adaptation to society's means to achieve the goal or success:
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The social control theory of deviance, crime, and illicit drug use focuses on the following factor to explain conformity:
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Hundreds of years ago, the dominant or most popular explanation of wrongdoing or untoward behavior was:
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Which of the following is a "kinds of people" theory?
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Metabolic imbalance theory most commonly attempts to account for one particular type of drug use-________.
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Reinforcement theories of drug use and abuse focus:
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Which of the following theories of deviance, crime, delinquency, and drug abuse bills itself as the "general theory of crime"?
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Routine activities theory emphasizes a motivated offender, a suitable target, and:
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Which of the following theories emphasizes a disjunction between means and ends as the major explanation for deviance, crime, delinquency, and drug abuse?
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Which of the following theories emphasizes the deteriorated conditions of the community or neighborhood as the major explanation for deviance, crime, delinquency, and drug abuse?
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Which of the following theories emphasizes deviant socialization as the major explanation for deviance, crime, delinquency, and drug abuse?
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Which of the following theories emphasizes inadequate parenting as the major explanation for deviance, crime, delinquency, and drug abuse?
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Which of the following theories emphasizes the absence of bonds to conventional society as a major explanation for deviance, crime, delinquency, and drug abuse?
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Conflict theory emphasizes which of the following factors in explaining deviance, crime, delinquency, and drug abuse?
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According to social control theory, what is one of the major causes of illicit drug use?
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Which of the following theories hold(s) that deviant, criminal, and delinquent behavior (such as drug abuse) are simply "doing what comes naturally" and do not require an explanation; what needs explaining is why people do not deviate from society's norms, rules, and laws?
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Anomie theory regards the drug addict as a:
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