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Discuss developmental, gender, and socio-cultural factors that impact the health issue in substance abuse
Gender differences in alcohol use and associated problems have been the focus of much prior research. [ It has been consistently shown that adult males consume more alcohol and have more alcohol-related problems than females (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2008), which has led the majority of early alcohol research to focus primarily on alcoholism among men ]
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If your son or daughter asked you why they needed to learn math in school, what would you tell them? Provide one real-world example of when graphing could be useful. Do you think you would ever use graphing in your life to solve problems? Explain why or why not.
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