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Healthcare – Medicalized vs. Criminalized
Your e-text discusses the argument that some addictions are “medicalized” while others are “criminalized.”
You will write a 1-2 page ESSAY in which you answer: What is the difference?
- In a minimum of one paragraph, introduce the concepts of medicalizing and criminalizing addictions (25%).
- Explain HOW and WHY different addictions are labeled and approached in varying ways (by society, law enforcement, mental health professionals, etc…) (25%).
- Explain what effect this has on society as a whole in terms of healthcare costs for the people in society (20%).
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- YOU MUST have an introduction and conclusion paragraph.
- You must explore each rubric point with a MINIMUM of one paragraph.
- This is not an opinion paper; you must write in third person.
- The paper should be typed, double spaced, use Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides (APA FORMAT).
- YOU MUST have in text citations that are APA formatted
- You must use TWO spaces in between each sentence.
- You will need to cite the textbook.
- In addition, you should have at least one other source that is academic in nature.
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the name of the university, the course title, and the date (APA FORMAT). The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length.
Formatting and APA – 10%
Grammar, flow, & mechanics of writing – 10%
Logic and reasoning in writing – 10%