The fast-acting characteristic of ACTIQ is a result of being absorbed in the mucosal lining of the mouth. ACTIQ is a synthetic drug that is available as lozenges/lollipops, which are designed to be sucked in [...]
The first two authors are the representatives of the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at the American University of Beirut, and Martins is from the Department of Mental Health, the John Hopkins University.
The protagonists constantly increase the dose of the hallucinogen, which leads to "a quantitative increase in the effects of the experience".
When it comes to the use of opioids, there are also a number of dangers associated with it, such as engaging in delinquent or violent behaviors, which may be a risk for X, who already [...]
It should also be pointed out that in the earlier conversation Wilson expressed interest in transferring to a base that would be closer to home and revealed his intention to terminate service in order to [...]
As can be seen, binge drinking has a serious impact on the health of Minnesota citizens, leading to injuries and car crashes.
Compensatory modifications in the CNS that are caused by drugs of abuse constitute the neuroadaptations and they oppose the reinforcing effects of the drug.
Therefore, the first preferred sources for the program are the County Commission and the Alabama Department of Corrections. The program can be financed by the Montgomery County Commission in the short term and Alabama Department [...]
The aim of the program is to address the drug abuse in parolees and probationers during their probations and decrease the use of drugs in them.
CIDI-SAM is a structured and standardized interview, which is used in the assessment of substance use and abuse. Then a set of questions is given to all the respondents and answers analyzed.
The research worked on the hypothesis that the treatment would reduce or result in the total cessation of drug use, and better relations with family and friends.
The article "An evaluation of the Ho ouna Pono curriculum: A pilot study of culturally grounded substance abuse prevention for rural Hawaiian youth" by Okamoto, Kulis, Helm, Lauricella, and Valdez emphasizes the significance of adopting [...]
One of the articles deals with the association between drug and alcohol use and EI. The other article deals with the relationship between emotional intelligence and cocaine use.
The author used sarcasm in order to strengthen the emphasis of the irrationality of the government's and the society's way of thinking traditionally based on the belief that drugs have to be prohibited, and this [...]
In the context of the alcoholism social problem, it is possible to use the concept of sociological imagination to unify individual characteristics of the alcoholic and historical contexts of the problem to illuminate the dynamics [...]
In my opinion, the average minimum drinking age should be lowered to eighteen years of age because various sources have shown that drinking alcohol for many youths begins as early as the age of eleven [...]
The intervention in question is based on the three domains that are referred to as "the pleasant life", "the engaged life" and "the meaningful life".
Although many people believe that marijuana is harmless and the access to it should be unlimited, it has a number of negative health effects and might lead to addiction.
According to Lee, Kim, and Kim, the Oklahoma bombing, and the series of criminal activities that preceded the attack were largely attributed to the drug abuse among the youth.
Although drug abuse encompasses improper use of drugs disregarding the prescriptions of medical practitioners, the principal challenges of drug abuse occasion from abuse of drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and marijuana.
The seriousness of the health problem stems from the fact that alcoholism among the youth has become part of a young and growing culture among many American students who see it as a "part-time activity".
The families of individuals who have committed a drug related offense should be investigated in order to ensure the practice is acceptable and capable of supporting the needs of more societies.
Towards the end of the 20th century, most of the studies focusing on substance abuse focused on the needs of men.
To reduce drug use in probationers and the probability of a new crime, the approach to drug testing needs to be changed.
Due to the wide availability of alcohol, it is often used in combination with other drugs for an enhanced effect. Another reason for polydrug use is to alleviate the negative effects of a particular drug [...]
Nowadays, the growing and sale of opium is legal for the medical application in India, Australia, and Turkey. In the 1930s, amphetamine was sold as an inhalant, and then also in the form of pills.
Stress is laid on access to education and the distribution of social wealth. Because social inequality is a common problem, those affected by it are under the risk of becoming drug addicts.
The use of LSD is typically characterized by vivid hallucinations and a dream-like state of consciousness. The drug is used recreationally for its mood-changing effects, which include a sensation of euphoria and extreme relaxation.
The rise in the heart rate can also be viewed as one of the primary effects that CM has on the addict's body in the first few weeks of the drug abuse.
While alcohol has medicinal properties and can potentially improve the mood, it has many unwanted side effects and causes more damage around the world than the rest of the drugs combined. The failures of anti-alcohol [...]
Such children tend to think that they are the causes of the problem, which would end up affecting them psychologically. Since children are not helped to get out of the horrifying scenarios, they end up [...]
Generally, substance abuse by employees in a workplace is more likely to be disruptive as it will negatively affect the productivity of the employees.
The presence of an alcoholic or substance abuser is a family that leaves an imprint on the relationships inside and outside of a family, as well as on the child development and the mental health [...]
Both books are memoirs of a father and his son while the first book is written by father David, and the latter one reveals the point of view of his son.
The patient experiences urges to use drugs regardless of the apparent negative consequences of this practice. Therapists and clients consider this stage to be the most difficult.
Probably the main reason why The Corner does deserve to be considered utterly insightful, in the sense of how it treats the theme of drug-addiction, is that it exposes the fallaciousness of the assumption that [...]
The American government has been using powerful measures and laws to deal with the problem. The main area of concern therefore focuses on the effectiveness of this fight against illicit drugs in the United States.
The universal definition of a disease is anything that is capable of causing an imbalance in the body's nervous system thus, going by this definition then it is a disease, but in this century whereby [...]
One of the implications of the adolescent and adult driving while intoxicated is enduring the life after the occurrence of breaking the law.
The results of the discussion coincide with the given statement and in conclusion the necessity of the further investigation of this issue is given.
This essay focuses on a brief overview related to substance abuse disorders with a specific reference to the case of Betty Ford.
The first step is to understand the unique needs of the targeted population. The tool will also identify the major gaps affecting the wellbeing of different workers.
Apart from the high number of deaths that are associated with the social menace, the problem has also been the main cause of low grades among students.
According to the author of this article, understanding the past, present, and future of substance abuse treatment is quite important to a social worker.
An example of such a model is the 12-step approach that appeared in 1935 and emphasized the necessity of the "spiritual awakening" of the addicts.
The family will also be forced to use the best strategies in order to take care of the affected person. Members of the family and relatives should also acquire similar skills in order to interact [...]
Nothing special is needed to become a member of the meetings at the Palatine club the only demand is the desire to stop drinking.
Fraser and Moore's case study describes a number of complex social processes and relations that usually surround the drug production and consumption like the development of stereotypes, neglect of the existing social norms, and human [...]
First and foremost it must be noted that the main difference between the methadone maintenance approach and the therapeutic community approach is that the former believes in illegal substance abstinence through the use of substitute [...]
Considering the benefits that would accompany the legalization of marijuana and its treatment like alcohol, I strongly agree with Buckley's comparison; marijuana should be treated like alcohol. First, the use of marijuana affects the body [...]
Drug use can lead to a couple of dangerous choices, because the one using the drug usually has a poor lack of judgment when called upon to make a decision while under the influence of [...]
The impacts of drug abuse are not felt by the individual youth only; they are also felt at a family and societal level. The earlier the diagnosis and discovery of a drug abuse, the higher [...]
Attributable to the greater impact of addiction in females when compared to males, many studies and caregivers propose the application of women-only programs in treatment.
With this in mind, it should also be said that some assessment tool should be created for Sampson to be able to determine whether he has any symptoms of depression or not.
To measure the effectiveness of this kind of treatment, it is necessary to apply relapse treatment outcome model. In conclusion, it is possible to note that the effectiveness of TC drug treatment can be measured [...]
The hypotheses developed in this paper are of immense importance in guiding a study aimed at identifying credible evidence on how alcohol consumption during adolescence is associated with mental health challenges and increased STI risk [...]
Drinking and driving is unbecoming and reckless; driving is more than just moving a car and so drivers should make sure that they are attentive and cautious enough.
Essentially, this case study will allow the evaluation of the prevailing cases of drug abuse among the youth. In this regard, the pain and peer pleasure cannot be persevered to allow an explicit cure of [...]
The donors also have an important role to play in the operations of the company because they finance the organisation's activities.
The main scope of the recovery movement is to prove the individual's potential for recovery and resistance to the addiction. With regard to the above-presented analysis of the Recovery Movement, Minnesota Model of Treatment derives [...]
The recent developments in psychology, as well as intensive studies in the concept of addiction, has drawn considerable debates and concerns on the issue of relationships between the legal system and addiction.
The legal drinking age is influential and acts as one of the contributors to drug abuse and addiction noticed among the youths and minority groups.
The first prevention strategy outlined in the document is the involvement of young people in all levels of the prevention program establishment. Concurrently, it is crucial to relate this technique with the subject of culture [...]
Environment is a critical contributor to the aspects of drug abuse and the alleged addiction. This indicates that the ultimate effect of a given drug is not the only contributor to drug abuse and addiction.
In addition to giving a precise of the aforementioned story, the next discussion also elaborates the story by relating it to sociological imagination and the concept of social perspectives.
The difference in the drinking habits of the students who ascribe to the philosophical as well as those who ascribe to the technical lifestyles can be attributed to the time available for the two groups [...]
Thus the paper will analyze the social role played by alcohol drinking and the social significance of the places where the drinking takes place.
According to Best, et al, the aim of the study was to find out if there is a correlation between treatment for drug use using methadone and crime. The research conducted by Best, et al.has [...]
From the above information it is evident that much of the information that is lacking and is hard to obtain in this type of research, is the views of drug abusers themselves.
Focusing on the family seems to be by far, the most known and effective way of finding a solution with regards to the "war on drugs" since it more promising to end the vicious cycle [...]
The political issues concerning the use of drugs consist of, but not limited to, the substances that are defined as drugs, the means of supplying and controlling their use, and how the society relates with [...]
The problem of the meth epidemic originated from the western sides of the US, and later spread to the East Coast.
An analysis of the ethicality of Project Prevention's mission requires a delicate balance between respecting the autonomy of the mother and the right of the unborn child to receive appropriate parental care and love.
The research focused on some of the demographic factors that show prevalence in the usage of hard drugs. It was also clear from the two sources of data that race and gender are factors that [...]
It will therefore be difficult to regulate the use of marijuana among young people and other unauthorized people if it is legalized. It should be noted that marijuana has various negative effects to the health [...]
The first attempt to tackle the problem was in the 1920s when the government passed the prohibition Act. This may cause them to turn to alcohol as a way of neutralizing the problem.
Women form the bulk of the population and most of the time they are the heads of their families. The grim statistics prompted the government to investigate the causes of excess mortality in the area.
In addition, other local stakeholders were also incorporated in the program with the aim of boosting the drugs awareness campaign. According to Arevian, the objectives of the training program were met as anticipated.
The increase in the use of Crack for instance, has been because of the change in the mode of usage. This has been because of the use of the syringe.
The latter measure is not merely being advocated by the proponents of marijuana use since the legalization of marijuana has been supported by NAACP not because it fully backs the smoking of marijuana.
The literature provides us with a report of a research that has been conducted in the US regarding the topic of cocaine and drug abuse.
The core issues mentioned in the article revolves around addiction and abuse of opioid agents as well as its relation to the use of heroin and marijuana.
I strongly believe that drunk driving is the problem which must be solved, however, the solutions to the problem which have already existed could not eliminate the problem.
Although youths in the 21st century engage in drug abuse due to several factors, it suffices to declare factors such as the rising unemployment status, peer pressure, and their hiked tendency to copy their parents' [...]
The article describes the focus of the mother on the positive results of treatment and her plans to find the physician to assist her to treat the boy with the help of marijuana legally.
The changes as well as the psychosocial factors revolving around the adolescents make them a unique group, especially regarding substance abuse and treatment of substance abuse problems. Keeping the company of peers who are involved [...]
Regardless of the many intervention measures that can be adopted to solve this problem of drug abuse, the most effective intervention measure is to create awareness to youths to enable them change their behaviors and [...]
If an action is carried out with the use of objects in opposition to the regulations and strategies of the substance, it is as well abuse of the substance.
In sum, it is agreeable that the significance of using tax payers' money to fund the mandatory treatment of drug addicts is a necessary and worthy course.
The abuse of drugs and alcohol among the adolescent is a major problem in the United States and other developed nations.
The plant was grown in the United States of America for agricultural purposes during the colonial period up to the beginning of the 20th century.
The memoir about a young and energetic man and his struggle to overcome addiction to alcohol and other drugs by spending much time in rehabilitation is moving.
It is my humble opinion that the billions of dollars being spent on the war against marijuana should be diverted to more useful projects like feeding the less fortunate in the society.
Many individuals tend to believe that the use of Marijuana is morally wrong as it alters the mental state of the user and leads to dangerous addictions and actions in the end.
Previous studies involving comparisons of drinking patterns and their effects upon the white and African Americans reveal that alcohol is the most abused drug among the African American youth.
In evaluating the validity of this hypothesis one is able to know the measures to take and expectations to be derived by the end of the research.
Wilson and Smith went to the Oxford Group to learn the Oxford Group's techniques of prayer, for example: surrender, guidance, and moral principles.
For the first time in the history of America, the number of new abusers of prescription drugs was at par with that of marijuana users.
This poses as problem to the society because many of the people who are unemployed will resort to different ways of seeking money and pleasure.
For along time now, drug and alcohol abuse in the society has been a problem that affects the youth and the society at large. This paper highlights the problems of drug abuse and alcohol drinking [...]