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Addiction,which refers to physical and psychological reliance on psychoactive substances such as drugs,alcohol,or tobacco,has easy chances in the modern world and it can easily get into a person unless he/she tries to keep away from the opportunities of addiction.… For example, I have a cousin who is interested in knowing and trying drugs in order to…
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Addiction
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Addiction is a state of the mind often characterized by irrepressible engagements in rewarding stimuli regardless of the consequences stimulants may have on the body. The above definition shows that addiction is a psychological condition thus a disease. Explaining addiction as a… The craving for drugs grows and becomes stronger thereby threatening the life of…
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The growing business of gambling according to statistics indicates a significant contribution of approximately $5.7 billion (2004… The problem of gambling is bigger than the individual, social group or a community. Understanding and preventing it, is therefore important for the society as well as for the country. Before one can write about gambling, one must…
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The best practice for the treatment of addictive behavior is the use of Naltrexone, an opiate antagonist medication, in the process of cognitive therapy, according to Anton et al. Naltrexone has been found to be very effective in changing addictive behavior. Using it in… Hence, the focus is on changing patients’ thinking patterns, along with the use of the…
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Addiction
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Addictions are not only use and abuse of substances, but also behavioral. Allemani (2007) gives a comprehensive definition of addiction when he says,… It is not easy to understand what causes addictions or how an addiction develops in a person. Although one can be addicted to almost anything (including pleasant and harmless things), being addicted to harmful…
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The variables were the level of engagement in the drug program (dependent) and the level of cognitive functioning (independent). The intervention was a drug… They had higher forms of engagement behaviorally as well, when they were more involved. Generally, when one is talking about addiction it refers to a limited set of specifics that define the addiction,…
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The present essay dwells on the problem of drug addiction and its consequences. Reportedly, relapse in drug addiction is described as a situation where a person who has been sober for some time returns to the use of drugs and alcohol. … Relapse can be handled in case the client has established that there is a clear plan to deal with the situation; hence,…
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Relapse does not matter whether the individual has been sober for months, weeks or years in case a person returns to the use of… Relapse can be handles in case the client has established that there is a clear plan to deal with the situation; hence, making it easier to manage after it has happened. In the case of a slip, there is recurrence of behavior where…
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Addiction
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It is important to figure out which model is being used as they are the techniques or ways in which people use drugs to get addicted. Major addiction models include the Moral Model, Temperance Model, Disease Model, Psychological Model and… Supporters of this model feel that drug abuse is a crime which should be heavily punishable as the individual who chooses…
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Addiction
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The issue addressed in the article is addiction where the empirical research article, details the use of positive psychology in solving an addiction to substance abuse, addiction, and recovery. The research asks the question if there is evidence to support the use of positive… ing “Three Good Things”, “Best Future Self” and other exercises aimed at promoting…
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Addiction
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Using the DSM-IV, how would you code Michael’s condition on 5 axes? Provide the numerical code for your diagnosis and describe the… (Pharmaenergy, 2008) Sleeplessness, lack of appetite, tremors, convulsions, hallucination, continuous sweating, and/or death caused by liver cirrhosis or heart diseases. (Drug Abuse Help, 2008; Addiction Research Foundation,…
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Addiction
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Addiction is a kind of disease, and as such it can pose a series of negative consequences on emotional wellbeing, physical health and professional life of an individual. People suffering from addiction do not have self-control of what they are doing, taking and using. Addiction… Addiction is as a result of many addictive things in the life of a person. For…
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Addiction
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Dysfunction in these elements results in characteristic biological and psychological manifestations. Their dysfunctions also lead to social as well as… Like other types of chronic diseases, addiction occasionally includes cycles of not only relapse, but also remission. Without treatment or involving oneself in recovery activities, addiction progresses and can…
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ADDICTION
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Gaming and gambling addiction is not new to our generation, but the introduction of online Internet based games has probably increased the size and range of the problem. Online gaming and gambling addiction can be harmful to adolescents and adults and the issue is required to be… Antonius has pointed out the same in his article when he say, “ Studies have…
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Addiction
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This paper presents a case study of Michele, a 36 year old lady who was recommended by the court for a psychological treatment following her involvement in the use, addiction and intent to distribute heroin and marijuana. … The fact that Michele is involved in the abuse and addiction of heroin and marijuana illustrates that she is having psychological issues…
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Drug Addiction
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Social Research: Drug Addiction [Name of Student] [Name of Institution] Introduction The body of an organism is programmed such that each metabolic process has specific conditions it best works at. Any deviation from this normalness causes inappropriate response and behavior in an organism.… Drug addiction is an example of a behavior that not only affects an…
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Pre-screening is the process used to describe the activities linked to selecting research participants before the informed consent to determine who may be potentially eligible for the study. … Chart of 15 measurable questions pertaining to a client who suffers from drug addiction. No Questions to the drug addict 1. Do you lose time from work because of drug…
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Drug addiction
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Drug addiction has been a serious problem to many societies around the world. However, many societies fail to see how or why some of the people become a drug addict. … Drug addiction has negative consequences to both individuals and society. One of the main consequences is the increased burden to the community and individuals (Conrad & Anggard, 1977).…
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Internet addiction
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The internet, as we all know it, is a vast empty space of stories, photos, videos and even the news that can distract you out of any possible action.… People often tend to ask as to what internet addiction is. The focus of internet addiction can cause people to believe that they are being informed by the IAD, also known as internet addiction problem. This…
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Addiction Behavior
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Drug addiction is not a regional or national problem; rather it is a global problem. A successful treatment program for drug addiction needs to revolve around cultural realties. In the drug addiction society, the twelve-step fellowships need to be adopted… These steps include Narcotic Anonymous (NA), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Cocaine Anonymous (CA). These…
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Sexual Addiction
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This could be contemplated as a behavioral and self-destructive exercise that could have taken roots probably from a brain disorder,… To most people, Sexual Addiction seems to be a misnomer since sexual activities are normal exercises that occur naturally to living beings. People may find it difficult to comprehend the limits of sexual activities when it…
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Drug Addiction
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The aim of the paper “Drug Addiction” is to examine drug abuse as hard and significant problem in our society. A huge number of people experience the drug abuse due to the different reasons and causes. Drugs wasted people’s lives and spoil their physical and mental health. … It should be understood that drugs wasted people’s…
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Drug Addiction
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It is a state where someone using either illegal or prescribed drugs develops dependence on the very drugs. The dependence developed can be either physical or psychological. Physical dependence on the drugs… They crave for the drug so much that they can do anything they could to get a dose for them to relax. For those who are addicted they will continue taking…
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Internet Addiction
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Internet addiction is the process by which individuals use the internet excessively to the extent that they may fail to perform other pending duties so as to use it. This paper seeks to analyze the views of different individuals affected by the matter and other issues related to the disorder.… As the paper stresses internet addiction is a disorder is that…
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Television Addiction
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Television addiction is not metaphor but it indeed the truth. Two ly, Robert Kubey and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi from Rutgers University inclined that humans draw harm from the objects they desire most. … TV viewing becomes more than a relaxing activity but a mere way of passing time. One’s ability to concentrate on an activity when TV is on remains low as even…
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