Abuse
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...Abuse: Summary and Reflection “No charges in adopted Russian boy’s death” by the Associated Press delves into the case involving the death of an adopted Russian boy as a result, Russian authorities believe, of child abuse and neglect. Laura Shatto, the adoptive mother, found her son Max unresponsive one afternoon while he was playing with his younger half-brother Kristopher. Max was pronounced dead at the hospital a few hours later. Kristopher, also adopted by the Shattos, was unharmed. The autopsy of young Max revealed an array of bruises over his entire body, but the results of the autopsy were inconclusive, and the doctors who reviewed his body declared...
Abuse
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...abuse or domestic violence, the level of responsibility of a nurse becomes even higher. A nurse needs... of a Nurse A nurse is a healthcare professional who takes care of the patients and advocates them in the issues regarding health and treatment. Quan (2006) states, “Nurses combine the fine art of caring with scientific knowledge and skills acquired throughout their education and careers”. The level of responsibility of a nurse in advocating a patient with suspicious injury or illness is very high. A nurse needs to make the patient aware of his/her actual injury or disease in order to make the patient mentally prepare for proper treatment. If there is a possibility of substance abuse or domestic...
Elder abuse
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...Abuse Elder abuse can be defined as an intentional or negligent action to helpless adults (Jarvis, 2012). This problem, which is increasing rapidly in the current society,is often facilitated by relatives, friends, as well as professionals. It is difficult to determine elder abuse because of not only lack of an appropriate definition, but also under-reporting. Abuse of elder people can be grouped into different forms. Among these forms include physical abuse that involves inflicting pain through use of force, psychological abuse that involves inflicting mental pain through verbal as well as non-verbal acts, and sexual abuse (Jarvis, 2012). Other types of elder abuse include financial abuse... Elder Abuse ...
Sexual abuse
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...Abuse Sexual abuse, which is also known as molestation, is the action of forcing unwanted sexual activity by one person upon another person. When sexual abuse takes place, it is referred to as sexual assault. Anybody can be subjected to sexual abuse, regardless of their age, gender, or race; however, when a child is involved in an act of sexual abuse by an adult, it is called child sexual abuse and the adult is referred to as the molester (Parton & Wattam 183). There are many different types of sexual abuse, and just as many consequences to initiating sexual abuse and to being subjected to such inhumane treatment. The primary factor of what constitutes certain sexual activities as sexual... ?Sexual Abuse ...
Alcohol Abuse
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...Abuse Introduction Alcohol abuse is not always characterized with the pattern of heavy drinking; instead, it is defined in terms of the adverse consequences. Alcohol abuse is on rise in the US. Statistics reveal that 1 out of 6 people in the US faces drinking problem. Alcohol abuse leads to relationship complications. Normally, alcohol abusers think that they are punishing their own bodies and not to their families but the thinking has a flaw. The paper explores how alcohol abuse leads to relationship issues. The paper also explores whether current behavior of alcohol abuse has any relation to the past. Alcohol abuse impacts the family negatively in many areas. Some of the issues... that are...
Child abuse
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...Abuse in U.S. Table of Contents I. Introduction ……………………………………………………………….. 3 II. General Facts about Child Abuse ……………………………………… 3 III. Reasons behind the Need to Prevent Child Abuse ………………….. 4 IV. Conclusion ………………………………………………………………... 5 References ………………………………………………………………………... 6 - 8 Introduction Between the years 2001 – 2003, the U.S. National Child Abuse Statistics reveals that there is a constantly increasing number of deaths that occurs each day caused by child abuse and neglect. (Child Help, 2008) The number of children who died from child abuse and neglect was an average of 3 children a day in 2001 which has increased up to 4 children a day in 2003... . For this study, the...
Elder Abuse
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...Abuse al Affiliation Elder Abuse Introduction Elder abuse may simply be defined as violence or mistreatment faced byolder adults in the hands of their relatives, caregivers, or service providers in private institutions or residences. Elder abuse may also be termed as senior abuse, elder mistreatment or abuse of older adults. In this respect, elder abuse occurs whenever an elderly individual is mistreated physically, psychologically, or emotionally. It is estimated that close to 2 million seniors (aged 65 years and above) are mistreated or abused in the...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse Introduction Child abuse covers all physical, emotional, and sexual actions of parents, caregivers, relatives, or strangers against children and minor individuals (Sachs-Ericson et al. 106). In addition, a neglect or failure to provide for the youngsters’ physical and emotional needs, such as food, affection, and medical care, is also a form of child abuse. A history of child abuse has been identified as a risk factor for a number of psychological and mental health problems in an adult’s life. Psychological problems of adults that are associated with child emotional, physical, and sexual abuse include personality disorders, depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, substance abuse... , and...
Child Abuse
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...ABUSE Child abuse has been a recorded as an increasing health issue among families in recent decades. Most of the reported abuses were received by various organizations which come in contact directly with the victims, whether through medical, mental, or legal assistance. The collected data from these groups were able to establish the steady rise in the number of abuse cases in families, as well as the socio-demographic characteristics of the families where abuse is most-likely to happen. Reviewing these risk factors, child psychologists designed behavioral, psychological, and other forms of interventions that could help in the healing process... ? THE LASTING EFFECTS AND REPETITIVE NATURE OF CHILD ABUSE...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse Introduction Child abuse is a common problem all over the world. It is prevalent in all races, socio-economic groups and religions. In the United States itself, it is estimated that approximately 4 million children get abused every year (McDonald, 2007). In the year 1996, it was reported that approximately 4.3 percent of children younger than 18 years of age were victims of child maltreatment in the United States (McDonald, 2007). The unofficial numbers are much higher and experts have predicted that 2- 10 million cases of child abuse can occur every year (Lawson, 2009). The rates are probably much higher than these estimated numbers. Hence it is legal, ethical, moral and life-or-death...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse Annotated Bibliography McElvney, Rosaleen. Green, Sheila. Hogan, Diane. Containing the Secret of Child Abuse. “Journal of Interpersonal Violence” 27.6 (2012): 1155-1175 The authors use data to from surveys to determine the process of how children tell of their experiences of sexual abuse. They develop a theoretical model from individual interviews conducted between young people and adults to conceptualize the process of disclosure as one of containing the secret of child sexual abuse. Maniglio, R. Trauma, Violence and Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse in the Etiology of Anxiety Disorders: A Systematic Review of Reviews 15.96 (2013) The author establishes the role... Research Proposal on Child Abuse...
Druge abuse
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...Abuse in America Topic: Drug Abuse Thesis: there has been an upsurge of drug abuse in America since the last two decades. This has led to drastic measures that have been put in place to assist those that are affected as a consequence of drug abuse. There is also studies of how substance abuse relate to the environment that we leave in. Drug abuse in America is on the rise with multifaceted consequences, combating substance abuse and assisting those affected has taken a different twist in this modern world. Bardo, Michael T, Diana H. Fishbein, and Richard Milich. Inhibitory Control and Drug Abuse Prevention: From Research to Translation. New York: Springer... Annotated Bibliography: An upsurge of Drug...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse Topic Child abuse Tentative Research Questions In what ways is child abuse related to drug abuse by parent/guardian? 2. Do parents/guardian who was abused as children abuse their own children? 3. Is there a relationship between marital problems between couples and their propensity to abuse their child? The Main Problem Child abuse leads to negative outcomes in children (Finkelman, 1995). Child abuse is an important problem because children who were abused remain scarred for life. literature on the topic suggest that abused children perform poorly in school, they are likely to abuse drugs later in life, become delinquents, become abusers themselves and generally do not match... their...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse Child abuse and its severe consequences have adversely affected the growth of young generation. In the United s, the rate of child abuse has witnessed a gradual increase in recent years. Maltreatments towards children are many and varied and these have social, personal, educational, physical and mental impacts among the children. Physical abuse, emotional neglect, sexual abuse, and other maltreatments contribute problems in child’s physical, mental and social development. The proposed research is indented to analyze child abuse, its various causes and its impacts on the personal and...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse  Ginger Cotton R.N.  Duquesne Karen Halpern MSFN, RN  GPNG 500 Introduction to Forensic Nursing  November 16, Introduction  Child abuse and maltreatment are very common across North America. In 2003, child welfare agencies received more than three million reports of child abuse (Dorsey and Mustillo, 2008). In any situation of child abuse, everything depends upon an assessment, which is performed for the sake of prevention. This includes prevention of further abuse to the child as well as the abuse of other children at risk. As forensic health care specialists are ones who are most directly in contact with patients, forensic nurses are exposed to cases such as assault, homicide/murder... Child...
Substance Abuse
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...Abuse: Alcohol, Prescription Drugs, and Illegal Drugs (College Substance Abuse: Alcohol, Prescription Drugs, and Illegal Drugs Introduction Substance abuse or drug abuse is a wrongful practice that mainly involves the intake of drugs and alcohol. Substance abuse is one of the burgeoning societal issues in many of the developed nations including the United States. The problem is highly attributed to the paucity of effective legal initiative toward this issue. The most horrible feature of drug abuse is that most of the people get addicted to drugs and alcohol if once they used it. However, according to National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA 2011), it is a common misreading that drug abusers... Substance...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse All children are important. Promoting the well-being of children have been the ultimate goal of parents, teachers, local communities, the state and organizations the world over. However, there are some adults who use children for their own selfish interests. Children are susceptible to being abused by adults due to their age, immaturity, incompetence to decide for themselves, and their naivety without thinking of the repercussions of actions imposed upon them. In this regard, this essay aims to proffer relevant issues pertaining to child abuse. It would initially define child abuse and determine the forms of abuse inflicted on children. In addition, the warning signs of child abuse... Child...
Child abuse
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...Abuse Introduction Child sexual abuse within the family is perpetrated by family members, people well know and trusted by the child. This makes it easy for them to commit the atrocity. There are several devastating effects on the child involved. This paper seeks to give a summary of this issue of children sexual abuse by their family members. Research shows that more than half of all victims of child sex abuse are abused by a parent or another close relative. The child is exposed or involved in sexual activities or behaviors as noted by the National Traumatic Stress Network, NCTSN (2009). Children abused by family members who should be protecting them often lose trust... Intrafamilial Child Sex Abuse...
Child abuse
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...Abuse Saini defines a child as any person below the age of 18 years. ion of any individual of the age 18 and below to physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse, while in the care of parents or any legal guardian is referred to as child abuse” (Saini 1). In other words, ill-treatment of children is the violation of the fundamental rights of a child through all types of physical as well as emotional ill treatments. Child neglect is very frequent in the current world. In most occasions, able parents mostly constituting of fathers willingly avoid providing support for the development of their children born... Child...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse and Emotional Abuse Violence is defined as a “behavior involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something (Oxford Dictionary, 2009). Violence of different types and the problems associated with violence are a common observation in society. Efforts to protect, defend and compensate the victims of violence are made by every healthy society. These efforts may be in the form of new laws or changes made to the previous laws, providing education about the rights of individuals or in some cases punitive actions for those committing violent actions against others. A number of problems associated with violence have been identified during the past decades. Our... ...
Sexual Abuse
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...ABUSE IN FLORIDA Sexual Abuse in the of Florida (school) Sexual Abuse in the of Florida Part Chapter 39 Proceedings on children This chapter basically seeks to provide care, safety, and protection of children in a healthy environment. It also recognizes the fact that most families seek to be adequate caregivers for their children with the knowledge that children can gain the best potential when their families are able to support the growth of their children. The law therefore establishes that policies which provide interventions must be based on the following principles: health and safety of children must be the main concern; prevention and intervention must engage... ?Running head: CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN ...
Child abuse
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...Abuse I. Introduction Chile abuse can lead to long-term adverse physical, emotional, and mental health consequences. In response to a child-rape case, the female activists in Saudi Arabia are fighting for children’s right (Dickey, 2013). To protect the children’s welfare, the Shoura Council drafted a law which aims to promote public awareness on children’s rights (Rasooldeen, 2011). II. Body A. Definition of Child Abuse and Neglect Child abuse means “any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse, or exploitation” (Child Welfare Information Gateway, 2008). Neglect means “failure to provide... for...
Drug abuse
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...abuse is the use of substances or drugs excessively such that the drug user develops a habit and an addiction to a certain drug (Marcovitz 12). Drug abuse involves both medicinal drugs and non-medicinal drugs. The rate of drug abuse has increased consistently in the USA, and the effects are getting harsh to both the abusers and the non-abusers. Drug abuse in America has attracted a global attention because the number of drug abusers and the abused drugs keeps increasing year after year (Swartz 24). There is a need to commiserate the causes of drug abuse, the consequences and the available control measures. This research paper will seek to explore... English drug abuse_SB_#1164364 Introduction Drug abuse ...
Child abuse
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...Abuse Fatemah Al Khalifah Research paper Dean Michael Lynn 11 12/ 11 The purpose of this research is to know what the definition of child abuse is and what are the kinds of abuse. Some parents use abuse at home with their children and home must be a safe place for children to live. Some of factors that make parents use violent with their children are alcohol, drugs, smoke, and other problems at home. In addition, there are violent from teachers at school, and they use different methods of abuse with students such as a spanking, shaking, pulling a child's hair or ear, and squeezing a child's cheeks. There are a lot of bad effects on children when adults use abuse. These effects remain... ...
Substance abuse
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...abuse is considered as one of the leading causes of death in United States. It mainly constitutes use of medicines or illicit substances that have been declared harmful for human health by drug monitoring authorities and reputable organizations like American Medical Association and American Psychological Association. It is important to note that overuse of substances like over-the-counter medicines are also considered as substance abuse. Some of the common substances abused by addicts include alcohol, drugs (OTC medicines, heroine, marijuana, methamphetamine etc) and tobacco (Galea... ?Running Head: literature review paper Literature Review Paper Teacher’s ID Literature Review 1 Introduction Substance...
Substance Abuse
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...abuse has become very common, people might think that children start it as they are unaware of the serious consequences and it shapes up to be their habit in the future but facts show substance abuse and addiction know no class, age and sex boundaries. Anyone who has watched a family member struggle with substance abuse or addiction whether to tobacco, alcohol, illicit or prescription drugs--knows how painful and disruptive it can be to family life. Addiction does not begin and end with the abuser; it sends shock waves through an entire family unit. The reach of substance abuse also extends to schools, communities, health and welfare agencies, the justice... Introduction In the world today substance...
Abuse Assessment
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...Abuse Assessment Sue Li is a young lady at the age 20. She comes from an Asian American background. In order to successfully carry out an interview with Ms. Li, a nurse must put into consideration the cultural beliefs and health traditions of the patient, that greatly vary with ethnicity. In the Asian culture, physicians and caregivers are respected persons in the society. Children and the young adults should show the respect by not looking into the eyes of the physicians while being interviewed. The nurse will, therefore, understand if Ms. Li looks away during this interview. Another cultural consideration which has to be strictly observed is that the head of the client...
Intimate Abuse
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...Abuse Child abuse is a terrible crime that no child should ever have to be to. We need to tough laws to deal with this situation and weneed to have vigilant social services that can remove children from compromised environments. Definitely one of the roles of government must be to protect children from those who would do harm to them. Part of the problem surely must be that many cases of child abuse go unreported (ChildWelfare.gov). It is very difficult to know what is going on in a home. The testimony of children is not especially respected by courts and it is often a question of one persons word against anothers. There is often little...
Child abuse
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...Abuse This paper gives a brief introduction on child abuse; the negative effects have also beendiscussed. Introduction Child abuse defines any attitude maintained towards a child by parents, custodian, friends or any other family member that poses a threat and harms the psychological status, physical or sentimental state of the child. (Ruth, 150) Child abuse can be of different types; (John, 27) Physical abuse Sexual abuse Abuse to the emotions Ignorance Negative Effects Statistical figures have exhibited alarming figures as far as child abuse is concerned in Greenville South Carolina; 1019 cases of child abuse were reported in the year 2005 which speaks volumes of the negative effects... ? Child Abuse...
Substance abuse
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...abuse Difference between drug and Substance Abuse  The term ‘abuse’, in a general way, refers to the use of anything or any substance, excessively or improperly. In other words ‘abuse’ means to use something in such a manner that it may turn out to be harmful/ injurious and even offensive, for the person using it. In case of ‘substance abuse’, it is related to the use of certain performance enhancing drugs or psychoactive drugs, albeit illegally (in most cases) for non-medical/non-therapeutic purposes. In this case the term abuse is inclusive of the syndrome ‘dependency’. The most common form of substance abuse that is yet legal is alcohol abuse. There are various other substances which can... Substance...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse Introduction Child abuse is a big social problem not only in under developed countries but also in developed countries as well. Even the most civilized country America is not free from child abuse incidents. Children during their developmental stages need adequate care from their parents to become good citizens of the country. Instead of care, many of the children are facing physical, psychological and emotional abuse. A child may normally undergo physical abuse in his family or in school. Teachers and parents often punish children for their mistakes. Psychological and emotional...
SEXUAL ABUSE
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...Abuse Discuss, in detail, the indicators of report validity in sexual abuse cases. Investigating cases of sexual abuse presents a big challenge to the professionals who must investigate them and determine whether the abuse is real or not. There have been many cases of false allegations in the past hence the need for the investigators to carefully consider the contexts in which the allegations come from (Galatzer-Levy et al. 2009). The personalities and behaviors of the involved persons often provide important information to the investigators. In order to determine the validity of a sexual abuse report, the available information and evidence is often evaluated. The best source of information... ? Child...
Child Abuse
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...abuse Child abuse Children are a blessing from God and deserve love just like anyone else. However, in the recent past many researches have indicated that several children are being abused. This should come as a bad news especially in this 21st Century where the youth form a large percentage of the population. According to some researchers like Besharov et al (2001), there are many cases which go unreported, uninterrupted or misreported. According to stop it now (www.stopitnow.org) a world organization that prevents child abuse, reports that a third of girls and nearly 1 in seven boys experiences sexual abuse while statistics suggest from research suggest that only 12% to 30% of the cases...
CHild abuse
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...Abuse Manmeet sidhu Academia-Research.com Child abuse refers to the intended, unintended and perceived maltreatment of the child, whether habitual or not. It may include physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional/psychological abuse and child neglect. Children in effect develop behaviors that may fall flat in the broad spectrum such as anti-social and self destructive tendencies. Also, while trying to cope with the thoughts of the abuse, their conditioning in the environment and for the environment becomes maladaptive and leads to acquisition of many health and psychological problems. They...
Substance Abuse
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...abuse, also referred to as drug abuse, is illustrative of an individual’s pattern to seek thrill from psychoactive substance, which has devastating results. In other words, substance abuse is the willful misuse of drugs, whether legal or not, for recreation purposes, as a perceived necessity or convenience. Drugs refer to substances that affect both the mind through the central nervous system, and bodily functions. Psychoactive substances have their effects concentrated in the central nervous system to alter mood, consciousness, perception and behavior in an individual. Under normal circumstances, these drugs are used in treatment of physical, psychological or mental illnesses... at an...
Child abuse
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...Abuse: Solutions from Empirical Research of of This paper examines the concept of child abuse in modern societies. It examines the empirical research of four major authorities of this branch of the social sciences. The paper looks at Kobin's analysis of the relationship between child abuse and anthropology. It goes on to identify the various techniques and tools used by parents and the social services to prevent child abuse. The next writer argues that child abuse by parents and guardians are prompted by substance abuse, mental illness, domestic violence and child behavior. He therefore recommends that parents should be treated alongside their children through the use of therapeutic... ...
Substance Abuse
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...Abuse Substance Abuse refers to the use of illegal drugs in order to alter mood or get rid of stresses of life. When people use the word substance abuse, they usually refer to the use of illegal drugs by different people. The use of illegal drugs irrespective of its purpose is termed as abuse. These drugs are addictive and have negative implications on health, hence experts emphasize the fact that it is dangerous to use. Some people argue that recreational use of drugs is not harmful, however studies show that use of recreational drugs leads to addiction and permanent usage of drugs. People who support the recreational use of drugs favor... Health Sciences of the of the Health Sciences Substance Abuse...
Substance Abuse
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...Abuse: Alcohol, Prescription Drugs, and Illegal Drugs (College Substance Abuse: Alcohol, Prescription Drugs, and Illegal Drugs Introduction Substance abuse or drug abuse is a wrongful practice that mainly involves the intake of drugs and alcohol. Substance abuse is one of the burgeoning societal issues in many of the developed nations including the United States. The problem is highly attributed to the paucity of effective legal initiative toward this issue. The most horrible feature of drug abuse is that most of the people get addicted to drugs and alcohol if once they used it. However, according to National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA 2011), it is a common misreading that drug abusers... ? Substance...
Substance Abuse
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...abuse Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Introduction Substance abuse is one of the major societal issues afflicting many people – especially those in the younger age group. According to the World Health Organization (2011), substance abuse is related to the “harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs”. These substances can in turn lead to dependence which basically manifests as behavioral, cognitive, and physiological symptoms which then develop after repeated abuse of these substances. Such dependence can often lead to dangerous health consequences and in some cases, death. This paper shall discuss substance abuse and its impact... ?Running head: Substance...
Substance abuse
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...ABUSE Substance abuse in the workplace (school) Substance abuse and its impact on the workplace Introduction Substance abuse is one of society’s major ills. It is a problem which is pervasive among the younger generation and it is extensive in its impact within said population. It is also an issue which pervades almost all aspects of people’s lives, from their family, to their community, the school, and the workplace. This paper shall discuss substance abuse as it impacts on the current work environment which I am part of. Specifically, this study shall be based on the thesis: substance abuse has a negative impact on workplace results and outcomes. It shall also discuss how... ?Running head: SUBSTANCE...
Drug abuse
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...abuse Drug and substance abuse has become a menace for the modern generation owing to the larger numberof youths currently finding addiction because of the prolonged use of these substances. Drug abuse refers to consumption of substances that alter the normal state of the body especially the brain and has been linked to psychological changes on individuals. On the other hand, drug abuse is responsible for many social problems facing the current generation since the menace has been directly linked to high number of school drop-outs, low work performance and even the prevalent of crimes among the youths. In most cases, the users become addicted in the process of abusing the drugs but they do... Drug abuse ...
Alcohol Abuse
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...Abuse and Family Theory Applying Family Theories in the Assessment and Treatment of Alcohol Abuse of Professor Date of Submission Introduction Adolescents and young adults in the family have the highest rate of alcohol abuse. Individuals with a history of alcoholism or alcohol abuse in the family are also more prone to encounter alcohol-related difficulties (Freeman, 2001). It has been known already that family members of an alcohol abuser are more prone to experience problems from alcohol abuse. Health profiles of familial alcohol abuse show that accumulation of alcohol dependence in the family is partly brought about by genetic variables (Freeman, 2001). There is also proof... ?Running Head: Alcohol...
Substance Abuse
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...Abuse Affiliation: What is the question or issue addressed? The issue being addressed in the two sources of information is substance abuse particularly information about treatment of substance abusers. The two sources will provide the information about the myths surrounding substance abuse treatment and which are the facts according to the research bring carried out on various organizations and stakeholders. Even though the information is almost similar, there are several differences evident in the two articles in regards to the sources of the substance treatment information. The journal article has credible sources from different books and journals while the blog is based on opinion... Substance Abuse...
Child abuse
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...Abuse Module Introduction A significant public health burden and a tragedy is child maltreatment. It is also a form of abuse and neglect. According to USDHHS (2010), approximately 6 million children were reported for maltreatment to CPS, in 2009. 62% children were tested and in 24% maltreatment was found. The most common form of maltreatment is neglect. The CPS investigation has discovered the following facts about maltreatment (USDHHS, 2010): The victim of psychological abuse are less than 10% The victim of sexual abuse are less than 10% The victim of physical abuse are more than 15% The victim of neglect are more than 75% School going children and maltreatment Surprisingly maltreatment... Child Abuse ...
Substance abuse
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...Abuse’ Substance abuse Marijuana is a drug that has been developed medically to alleviate symptoms and treat diseases. People suffering from anorexia, AIDS and chemotherapy, use the drug to increase their appetite, consumption, moderating nausea and reduce constipation. People abuse the drug with intent of creating pleasure, increasing euphoria or blocking unhappy thoughts. People claim that though they obtain the drug illegally they use it for a good course. A dilemma rises as to whether people are justified to abuse substances with the intent of improving their livelihood. This paper attempts to find a feasible solution to the dilemma... Kant’s Ethical Dilemma on Environmental Issue ‘Substance Abuse’...
Animals abuse
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...abuse can be considered as one of the major social issues in the modern day world. Several individuals generally hurt or misbehave with animals to have fun. It has become a serious concern as animals have live and feelings similar to the human beings. This research paper has provided several examples of animal abuse across the globe with brief explanation. This will show how this issue has become a major social concern. Different types of statistics have been added to make readers understand about the ongoing issues with respect to the developed thesis statement. Different people have different perspectives regarding this issue. Therefore, perception and attitudes towards this issue has been...
Elder Abuse
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...Abuse al Affiliation This document deals with the issue of elder abuse and reflects on the various concernsof the victims, by answering the questions posed by the case scenario of Ms Sanders and the son, Simon. The first part addresses why the elders are vulnerable, and gives the reasons as being based on their health status, cognitive abilities, and social support. It also highlights the characteristics of elders who are at risk of being abused. They include the physically disabled and persons with ill health, isolated elders, those with low self esteem and self worth, those with past records of family conflicts and tension, those suffering from mental illnesses, and the economically well... ? Elder...
Child abuse
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...Abuse Child abuse is a very serious aspect in the society today, with prevalence of the vice constantly increasing. Cases of child abuse occur on a daily basis, while some of the cases are not visible, as they occur in home settings. In general, many agencies and governments have voiced their concerns regarding child abuse and have suggested drastic measures. However, most people do not realize the severity of child abuse and even some do not realize that they are actually abusing children. This paper analyzes the different forms of child abuse as well as their occurrence and causes. It also discusses the effects associated with child abuse and recommends some mitigation measurers... ....
Spouse Abuse
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...abusers" (Jacobs & Ogle 4), the traditional self-defense claim has been supplemented by the notion that victimized women have a special explanation for unlawful actions against their batterers. The scope of this paper is to define the concept, contrast it with a standard self-defense claim, cite arguments both pro and con, offer my personal opinion on the matter, and consider alternatives to the defense that could be utilized by the criminal justice system. Definition. Battered Woman... YOUR FULL YOUR Battered Woman Syndrome and the U.S. Court System Since 1984, when Dr. Lenore Walker developed and published a social and psychological framework to explain "why and how battered women kill their...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse Child abuse holds immediate, short-term and long-term negative consequences for the child.The definition of child abuse is somewhat unclear and the effects are mixed but without question abuse is a detriment to children, families and ultimately, to society as a whole. Once defined, its prevalence is surprising but its long-term effects are incriminating. Child abuse in various forms, shapes, sizes and manners is one of the fastest spreading epidemics. Its greatest effects are that of corrupting innocence, inflicting pain and imparting fear to a heart that only wants the love and protection that it is supposed to be due. ‘Child neglect’ or ‘child abuse’ is an ambiguous and all... ,...
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