Develop a questionnaire or interview with a minimum of 10 questions that address substance abuse.
- Make sure your questions are clear, concise, and unbiased.
- Consider the responses you might receive. Will these responses provide answers to the research question?
- You must use each of the 4 question types (open-ended, dichotomous, multiple choice, and scale) at least once.
Questionnaire on Substance Abuse
1. Have you ever used any illegal substances? (dichotomous)
2. Would you agree that drug abuse is detrimental to a person's mental health? (dichotomous)
3. Have you ever experienced violent tendencies because of your drug use? (dichotomous)
4. Assuming that the person answers yes the follow-up question would be: Can you tell me more about the violent thoughts or tendencies that you experienced? ...
This solution provides a hypothetical questionnaire that could be used for counselors who are seeking responses about the severity of substance abuse among students. This is all completed in about 280 words.
School Programs for Substance Abuse
Defining Your Area of Research Interest
explore a topic Using sources, locate two published studies (one from a peer-reviewed journal and the other from a government research organization) that relate to any topic to explore. For example, if a person intend to study aspects of prison rehabilitation programs, locate two studies that relate in some way. For example, a person could use a study on the effectiveness of postrelease employment counseling.
On the basis of research and analysis gathered from the chosen published studies, respond to the following points:
• Describe the research question that the authors attempted to answer and the way they pursued the answers to these questions in their studies.
• Summarize the findings of the authors and give your impressions on the findings. Are the authors' findings similar to what you expected?
• Analyze whether the studies produce results that can be used to improve some aspects of the system.
• Describe how the methods in the peer-reviewed journal differ from the government-published report.
• Explain how the studies selected by you relate to the topic that you wish to explore.
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