Rehab Facilities/Recovering Addicts
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...addicts’ subculture along with the influence of personal position in investigating the subculture. The research aims associated with this subculture are also presented as well as various stereotypical images of this subculture. 2. Description of Subculture The recovering drug addict subculture is unique to rehabilitation centers that house these individuals. When these individuals are declared as clean and released from rehabilitation centers, their association still stands strong to the drug addict subculture. It must be realized that the drug addict subculture is different from the recovering drug addict subculture though the boundary is highly... Introduction This paper will describe the recovering...
REHAB/RECOVERING ADDICTS
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...Addicts Introduction Rehabilitation is the process of recovering people who are diminishing or suffering from some illness, addiction or injuries. However, rehabilitations maintaining requires the attendance of the diminished people. If the diminished people are not willing to join rehabilitation centers, then they are considered useless and not of much help. In addition, individuals addicted to alcohol occupy one of the highest numbers globally. They are incompetent in whatever they do; they are unable to make wise choices in their lives. Rehabilitations came to life since people saw a need of reducing the number of drug addicts in the entire society. This was one... of the wisest ideas as...
Teenage drug addicts
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...Addicts Introduction: Drugs have been always successful in trapping the majority teenagers living around the worldduring all these decades. But with time, the excessive drug use among teenagers is becoming a serious global issue which has to be addressed as soon as possible because these are the teenagers who are responsible to step forward and do something for their respective countries. With increasing time, more and more teenagers across the world are falling to slave drug abuse leading to some grave health issues (Liddle and Rowe, 2006). According to the research held by the MetLife Education, there has been a sharp increase in teen drug use all over the world, in the use of alcohol... ? Teen Drug...
Saving Chinese gaming addicts
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...addicts The advancement in technology has led to the development oftechnological games that tend to be addictive just like drugs are. In the recent times, the trend has been that these games are not played manually at home. The internet, with its vast and ever increasing modifications has provided an online platform from where gamers can compete with other gamers globally. The result has been an increase in addiction in gaming. It is said that statistics do not lie. In this case, the news are filled with stories of gamers here and there who have become addicted to the games they play and have resulted to may be selling their children or have even died while playing... 29 March Saving Chinese Gaming...
Rehab Facilities/ Recovering Addicts/Subculture
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...Addicts/Subculture Re-evaluation of Field The atmosphere of the rehabilitation centre is so clean that the smell of cleaning solution would remind one of a hospital. Everything is beautifully arranged and two normal looking people waited outside casually. The doctors working there seemed very pleasant and nice. The overall look of the organization makes it impossible to believe that it is a rehabilitation centre. The clinic is a small one, with 15 rooms. The patients who visit the clinic stay there only for that particular day to get a quick support from the community for their addictions. In total there are about twenty people who work... English Literature 14 April Rehab Facilities/Recovering...
REHAB FACILITIES/RECOVERING ADDICTS/SUBCULTRE
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...Addicts/Subculture Re-evaluation of Field The atmosphere of the rehabilitation centre is so clean that the smell of cleaning solution would remind one of a hospital. Everything is beautifully arranged and two normal looking people waited outside casually. The doctors working there seemed very pleasant and nice. The overall look of the organization makes it impossible to believe that it is a rehabilitation centre. The clinic is a small one, with 15 rooms. The patients who visit the clinic stay there only for that particular day to get a quick support from the community for their addictions. In total there are about twenty people who work... English Literature 14 April Rehab Facilities/Recovering...
Fantasy Agency: For Alcohol and Drug Addicts
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...addicts The Severity of this condition In this growing economy and fast advancement in the modern era, there are some people who weren’t able to deal with the pace. They indulged in inappropriate activities since a very young age, hence were not able to adjust in the pace that this new economic order required. They indulged in activities like, drug addiction and hence also got addicted to alcohol, two nuisances which became solely responsible for destroying their potential talents, their potential careers and marooned the world of some very capable professionals. For these people, there is barely any acceptance in our society, or at least near my community... ? Fantasy Agency: For Alcohol and Drug...
Drug Addicts Attitude Towards the Role of Clinical Social Worker
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...Addicts Attitude towards the Role of Clinical Social Worker at Taif Mental Health Hospital Introduction:- The Saudi society is considered to beone of the most modern in terms of development and establishment as compared to other societies. Recently, it has numerous changes that revolved around social, economic, political and educational aspect through which it gained various developments. So, the overview regarding the idea of social care and its mechanisms has changed. This is represented in developing incorporated systems that support all aspects of life. Clinical social work has witnessed numerous development and support via Saudi Ministry of Health. Clinical Social...
Do Teenagers become drug addicts because of peer pressure?
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...addicts because of peer pressure? Drug abuse and addiction is a major phenomenon in most of the societies today. This has generated several debates for many years. Today there is no common agreement between the proponent and opponents of drugs. Drug abuse affects all member of the society the young, and elderly. However, most of the discussion is geared toward the teenage population. This is because this age group is the hope for any country that aspires to grow in all aspects usually economically. Additionally, teenagers are the one carrying the burden of drug abuse. There has been serious campaign to counter the effects of drug to this vulnerable group that is the hope... Do Teenagers become drug...
Purpose of Slang Language Used by Drug Addicts
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...Addicts Introduction According to medical dictionary (17), drug addiction is “a condition characterized by an overwhelming desire to continue taking a drug to which one has become habituated to. This is through repeated consumption as it produces a particular effect, usually an alteration of mental status. Addiction is usually accompanied by a compulsion to obtain a drug, a psychological or physical dependence, and detrimental consequences for the individual and the society.” Under the influence of drug the person does not thinks rationally. Their actions may be harmful to both the individual and the society. Once addicted, they cannot do without drugs... and hence require a lot of money to...
Should the businesses punish alcohol addicts employees and treating them?
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...addict employees and treating them? Alcoholism is not very uncommon in the society. Alcohol has a major impact on the lifestyle of its consumers. Alcohol affects health as well as mood. Alcohol addicts experience different sorts of sociological, psychological, and physical issues because of alcohol. Their tendency to be productive in the workplace is sapped by the consumption of alcohol. Bad mood, bad behavior, and their vulnerability to losing control makes them unsuitable for work or the organization’s reputation, profitability, and status is compromised. Employers need to take actions to deter alcohol consumption by employees ethically. Businesses should... ?Should the businesses punish alcohol addict ...
Do Teenagers Become Drug Addicts because of Peer Pressure?
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...addicts because of peer pressure? Drug abuse and addiction is a major phenomenon in most of the societies today. This has generated several debates for many years. Today there is no common agreement between the proponent and opponents of drugs. Drug abuse affects all member of the society the young, and elderly. However, most of the discussion is geared toward the teenage population. This is because this age group is the hope for any country that aspires to grow in all aspects usually economically. Additionally, teenagers are the one carrying the burden of drug abuse. There has been serious campaign to counter the effects of drug to this vulnerable group that is the hope... ?Do Teenagers become drug...
The ethical topic is Doctors giving narcotic orders for nurses to carry out to addicts even though the doctors know their patie
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...Addicts Even Though the Doctors Know Their Patients Are Addicted to the NarcoticsYour Name School Affiliation Abstract This paper denotes the ethical responsibilities of nurses carrying out doctors’ orders with which they disagree. The specific topic is doctors giving narcotic orders for nurses to carry out to addicts even though the doctors know their patients are addicted to the narcotics. Rules of proper conduct will be discussed, situations presented, and laws cited in relation to this dilemma. The conclusion will be evident that nurses must keep the patients’ best interests at heart as they seek to be the patient advocate and do... ? Ethical Dilemma: Doctors Giving Orders for Nurses to Carry Out to...
The ethical topic is Doctors giving narcotic orders for nurses to carry out to addicts even though the doctors know their patients are addicted to the narcotics
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...Addicts Even Though the Doctors Know Their Patients Are Addicted to the Narcotics Your Name School Affiliation Abstract This paper denotes the ethical responsibilities of nurses carrying out doctors’ orders with which they disagree. The specific topic is doctors giving narcotic orders for nurses to carry out to addicts even though the doctors know their patients are addicted to the narcotics. Rules of proper conduct will be discussed, situations presented, and laws cited in relation to this dilemma. The conclusion will be evident that nurses must keep the patients’ best interests at heart as they seek to be the patient advocate... Ethical Dilemma: Doctors Giving Orders for Nurses to Carry Out to...
HLTH 252 Wk 3 replies
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...addictive substances and the withdrawals of discontinuing its use are incredibly painful and miserable. Fear of the detoxification process is so paramount in these addicts minds; none want to experience what is like to have to live without the heroin. However, taking Methadone helps these addicts avoid some of the worse physical withdrawals making their likelihood of successfully quitting the drug is more likely (Hubpages, 2014). Does that mean that some users... Due DISCUSSION RESPONSES Response to Allen I understand where you are coming from. At face value it appears that Methadone Clinics and Needle Exchange programs are condoning or endorsing continuous drug use. However, heroin is one of the most...
Heroin addiction Vs cancer support groups
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...Addiction and Cancer: Introduction: The technological boom has benefited the society in many potential ways. People in the contemporary society have become more and more health, safety and ethics conscious in almost every walk of life. Their curiosity has given rise to a culture where people strive to help one another in any way they can. Social dealing and networking is one of the most fundamental ways in which people gain knowledge and awareness about common issues and learn how to deal with them. One such form of social networking is a support group. Support groups are such organizations or agencies that help people suffering from a common... ?Comparison and contrast between support groups for Heroin...
Should Welfare Recipients Be Drug Tested? - Journal Article Report
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...addiction in the country. In fact, Walters goes ahead to suggest... to the Congress and the House of Representative that passing such a bill may not help much in tackling the problem of drugs in the country. Instead, he suggests that drug addicts in the country only need help. Therefore, Walters advises both the House of Representative and the Congress that the moral thing that ought to be done is to get the drug addicts the much needed help in order to bar them from doing further harm either to themselves or to others in society (Walters, 2012). The article is also intended to the general public, particularly the drug addicts. This is...
Vulnerable Population and Healthcare
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...addicts as a vulnerable group and sees how the personal biases and attitudes of the healthcare professionals affect the delivery of the services. Drug addicts are one of the most vulnerable groups of individuals in dire need of help in all stages of their susceptibility (Chesnay, 2006). Many people view drug addiction as a lowly, self-harming habit with no hopes of recovery. However, nothing can be further from truth. Drug- addiction is more of an ailment, a chronic... ?Running Head: Vulnerable Population & Healthcare Vulnerable Population & Healthcare [Institute’s Vulnerable Population & Healthcare Vulnerability is a global phenomenon of susceptibility whereby individuals or communities are at greater...
Annotated Bibliography
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...Addictive Behaviors???2nd Edition. Addictive disorders & their treatment, 7(1), 49-50. This article by Averill (2008) manages to provide a comprehensive overview, of a variety of preventing a relapse. This is after the treatment of an individual suffering from drug addiction. This source is very useful because it provides information on the best methods of treating addictive people, and to ensure that they no longer go back to drugs. This source is reliable, and this is because it is a peer reviewed journal, and before it is published, it has to undergo a thorough review from professionals in the field. Under... Averill, P. M. (2008). Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strategies in the Treatment of...
Narcotics and Capitalism
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...addiction is fundamentally related to capitalist modernity and such phenomena like money, commodities, buying/selling, and material consumption. The author thinks that the relation between dope addiction and capitalist modernity originates in the fact that contemporary dope addiction provides helpless people with solution to the problems of the contemporary digital age. The author places a lot of emphasis on time while discussing the effects of dope addiction. The author says that in the dynamic style of the modern age, people are so busy in their schedules that they can not make up time for their personal leisure... and relaxation. All of the time is used up in work, shopping, cultivating...
Reflective Paper
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...addicts Drug addicts are a group of people who compulsorily use drugs and are wholesomely dependent on drugs for the wrong reasons despite the adverse effects of the drugs. Most of the people who use drugs are normally of school going age mostly the youths. The main reason of drug abuse is peer pressure or sometimes-low socioeconomic status of the people. Drug abuse is a practice that is dehumanizing to most youths because of the way youths waste their precious life by indulging in this act that does not help them. Drug addicts use different ways of introducing drugs into their bodies. For example, some sniff. Sniffing can cause injury to their nose and increase... Reflective Paper al Affiliation) Drug...
Sociology and Psychology of Drug Abuse
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...addicts, especially the youth, start using drugs for the number of social as well psychological reasons. Among the sociological reasons is the stress, poverty, domestic and societal violence, various diseases. Drug abuse is the social problem because it erodes such societal institutions as school and family while, at the same time drug addiction may become the outcome of the problems in family or at school. It appears that drug addicts do not tend to belong to the certain class, race or social standing and there are numerous debates regarding the connection between drugs... Sociology and Psychology of Drug Abuse 23 January 2006 Question One. Sociology and psychology influence on drug abuse. Drug...
Pain Pill Abuse in America
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...addiction has been plaguing the American society for the past few decades claiming countless lives during its course. Unfortunately, with the passage... ? Pain Pill Abuse in the United s - Pain Pill Abuse in the United s Introduction: Overthe past few years, the complex problems of chronic pain and substance abuse have been steadily growing both in scope and severity which has inevitably increased the number of individuals suffering from substance abuse disorder. Over the past few decades, millions of Americans have succumbed to the drug war and millions of individuals still continue to perish as a result of drug abuse, its smuggling and related crimes. The epidemic of prescription pill abuse and...
IT IS THE DRUGS THAT MADE ME DO IT
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...addicts may commit crimes as is seen... in the statistics; however many more heroin addicts do not commit crimes. In claiming that their addiction led someone into a life of crime is a fallacy, at best. Criminal behaviour, like drug abuse, alcohol abuse, truancy, spousal abuse, promiscuity, and other risky behaviours are all lifestyle choices. One does not cause another. The confusion and misconception that has surrounded this notion for years lies in the fact that often risky behaviour such as drug abuse and criminal behaviour are, along with other behaviours, found in the same groups of people – those who chose this type of life for themselves. In the...
ADDICTION AND OBSESSION: MARIJUANA
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...Addiction Introduction The term marijuana is used to refer to a drug that is consumedin order to effect the central nervous system of the consumer in order to bring changes to the way the consumer’s brain operates and this in turn leads to mood swings, changes in the way the consumer perceives and behave. Marijuana can be used for several purposes and it has been recognized as a drug used in the field of medicine for the wellbeing of patients. Use of marijuana in moderate amounts is not harmful and does not lead to addiction. On the other hand if marijuana is used in access, it can lead to addiction. This means that marijuana is not necessarily an addictive drug but in the long term... Marijuana...
Critique for evidence informed practice
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...Addiction This paper explores the causes, effects and treatment of methamphetamine addiction. Addiction of the drug is caused by a single injection, inhalation or ingestion. Once introduced in the body, it mainly affects the user’s nervous and circulatory systems. It leads to violent behavior, depression, audio hallucinations in addition to cardiovascular complications. It makes the heart beat faster and leads to insufficient blood supply to the heart. Proper care to the patients by the health care providers in emergency departments and strict implementation of proper care plans will ensure the addicts are treated. There should also be continuous... Rehabilitation and Treatment of Methamphetamine...
Drug Addiction & Teenagers
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...addiction & Teenagers and number Introduction Drug addiction is a major social issue facing teenagers, and it occurs when one experiences a compulsive drive to take a drug despite the serious adverse effects of the drug. According to the recent studies on drug addiction, experts agree that the repeated use of a drug or drugs eventually lead to long lasting changes within the brain, which with time undermine the voluntary control of the brain (Jansen, Glynn & Howard, 1996). Teenagers have been found to be the most affected group by drug addiction because of the various reasons ranging from exposure, peer pressure, and adolescence curiosity among others. In this study, teenagers are taken... ? Drug...
Letter of Address to President Obama regarding the National Drug Control Strategy
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...addicts have not yielded satisfactory results. There is a need to re... al Affiliation The National Drug Control Strategy Drug and substance abuse affects many sectors of society. This problem has put a strain on the economy; healthcare and the criminal justice thereby endangering the lives and futures Americans. Though the overall drug use in the United States has significantly dropped over the years, many challenges still remain in the fight against drug abuse. Despite the strategies in place to deal with the issue of drug abuse, recent surveys indicate that there are trends that point to increase in drug use in the US (Kerlikowske, 2011). The measures taken so far to deal with treatment of drug addic...
Rehabilitation and Treatment of Methamphetamine Addiction
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...Addiction This paper explores the causes, effects and treatment of methamphetamine addiction. Addiction of the drug is caused by a single injection, inhalation or ingestion. Once introduced in the body, it mainly affects the user’s nervous and circulatory systems. It leads to violent behavior, depression, audio hallucinations in addition to cardiovascular complications. It makes the heart beat faster and leads to insufficient blood supply to the heart. Proper care to the patients by the health care providers in emergency departments and strict implementation of proper care plans will ensure the addicts are treated. There should also be continuous... ? Rehabilitation and Treatment of Methamphetamine...
Individual project Drugs Abuse
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...addicts, especially the youth, start using drugs for the number of social as well psychological reasons. Among the sociological reasons is the stress, poverty, domestic and societal violence, various diseases. Drug abuse is the social problem because it erodes such societal institutions as school and family while, at the same time drug addiction may become the outcome of the problems in family or at school. It appears that drug addicts do not tend to belong to the certain class, race or social standing and there are numerous debates regarding the connection between drugs... Sociology and Psychology of Drug Abuse 23 January 2006 Question One. Sociology and psychology influence on drug abuse. Drug...
Help My Addiction
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...addiction and other psychiatric disorders such as depression and anxiety. It aims at helping adults get over addiction, uphold abstinence, and acquire knowledge and skills to ensure total recovery and a drug and alcohol-free life. The duration of stay at the hospital depends on the nature of the patients’ needs. Some will stay longer while others will stay for shorter periods. Nonetheless, there is highly individualized treatment and the rehabilitation is intensive... The McLean Hospital The McLean Hospital at Fernside is an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and is located in Princeton, Massachusetts. This center serves adult men and women who are above 18 years old. The program offers treatment for...
Television Addict by Marie Winn
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...Addict by Marie Winn Details: al Affiliation: Television Addict by Marie Winn 1. Winn’s thesis is not presented directly in the essay. See whether you can state it in your own words. Beginning from a general point towards a tailored essay, Marie Winn offers a more or less a comparative analysis of “Television Addiction" to other types of recognizable addictions such alcohol and other hard drugs addictions. Indeed, it is hard to immediately find the thesis, which is usually stated at the very end of the first paragraph in every academic essay/article. The author, instead, begins by discussing addiction in its general sense, with no mention of the title in particular. Marie Winn changes... Television...
Multi Sector Collaborative Project
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...addicts are being ordered by Spokane Drug Courts. Therefore, this proposal acts as a skeleton of the original project that has to be done. Topic of the study This portion... is the intention of the researcher behind doing a project. The research or project should be carried on by adopting the objectives as the base. The objectives of this project are as follows: To study the impact of excessive usage of meth on the social setup of Spokane. To analyze the impact of court order on the mindset of Meth addicts. Main body Main body of the work is where all the information regarding then topic and all the literature required for conducting the study is listed. In this portion...
Literature review for substance abuse-work and identity in substance abuse recovery (adults)
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...Addicts and Needs Assessment Plan for Recovery Centres Problem Identification Among theprimary problems facing adults, recovering from substance abuse is that they have difficulty getting and keeping a job due to stigma and discrimination. This leaves them feeling like outcast thus shy away from employment opportunities, mostly formal ones (Higate, Hughes & Lart, 2006). Just as well, they may suffer from mental disorders because of substance abuse and this renders them incapable of carrying out certain tasks. Conditions such as depression and anxiety also arise with recovering adults where they are willing to work but are cannot keep a job because they are faced... with job-related skills of...
AA Meetings
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...addictions. The community open addiction related help groups assist the patients of various addictions in dealing with the withdrawal signs when stopping drug use (Jason, 2006). After attending several of their meetings, I discovered that the community groups offer diverse types of treatments for the helping various kinds of addicts in overcoming their problems. The groups offered residential, outpatient, dual diagnosis and teen addiction treatment types (Taxman & Belenko, 2011). The residential treatment... ? AA Meetings Task Miami, which is home of the south beach, is largely known as one of the world’s biggest party cities. Most ofthe citizens of the city are faced with drug and alcohol related...
Drug Addiction
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...Addiction People have different physiology tendency to react to a given substance. Some can use prescription or sedatives without displaying any negative results. For a different user, the substance can cause serious problems in their work, relationship, and health. Addiction to drug is among the most dominant consequence of drug usage that causes problems major problems to drug users. Drug addiction is a state whereby, drug users become intoxicated due to repeated use of a certain substance. Drug addiction results into substance dependence whereby resisting the desire to take a given drug become irresistible for the users. Addiction also creates the desire to increase dose among users. Drug...
Classify three types of addiction
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...addiction Addiction refers to the process where an individual develops emotional, psychological and physicaldependence on something, which in turn causes dysfunction in other aspects of their lives. More often than not, addicts live in denial about their addiction, as they often blame their dependence on the addictive agent on external factors such as peers, parents or occupational stress. There are various forms of addiction; however, the focus of this discussion is on drug and substances, sex, and gambling addictions. Drug and substance addiction is the most prevalent of all addictions across the globe. It encompasses the development of dependence on any substance that chemically alters... Types of...
English composition-Confinement or Treatment-repost
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...addiction plays the crucial role in choosing treatment as an alternative to incarceration. In my view, as soon as the offender expresses the conscious wish to stop abusing drugs, he starts the process of recovery. If the person is willing to change and stop his addiction, the society should not deny him such a chance. In this view, the post provides a good example of Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. The example proves that such programs can work successfully over a long period of time and provide drug addicts a wide variety of services to change their life. Pamela correctly stresses that such programs should... I agree with the main argument of the post that the offender’s willingness to overcome an...
Help at Home: Substance Abuse
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...addicts. However, there are various local agencies attempting to reduce such delinquent lifestyle resulting from addiction and substance and drug abuse. Such agencies offer services to the addicts at the community level using community programs. This paper therefore seeks to illustrate services offered to the addicts through community based... ? Substance Abuse at Lexington, Ky Lecturer Substance abuse is a major challenge in the society today. In most studies, youths are the onesidentified with this vice. Substance and drug abuse has resulted into a delinquent lifestyle among the youths in the community. This has led to criminal acts exhibited by the victims of substance abuse who consequently become...
Cocaine Abuse and Addiction--Part II. (cover story)
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...addiction The article discusses the problems of cocaine addiction and analyzes the various treatments available for tackling it. The neurochemical sources of cocaine’s attraction have yet to be completely comprehended. There are many kinds of receptors in the brain but the ones which are responsible for the addiction have not yet been ascertained. Research is still on to unravel the complex interactions among brain regions and neurotransmitter systems that account for the addiction to cocaine. There is no fixed, forthright and known cure for cocaine addiction. The process of treatment is actually quite intricate, with several services being needed, particularly with the addicts... Cocaine abuse and...
Learning & Physiological Psychology - Critical Review Paper
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...addictions. Xue’s study was initially conducted on rats, participating in eight experiments. The paper describes memory retrieval extinction process (Ecker, 2012). It describes the memory retrieval extinction process which reduces the conditioned drug results and seeking for drugs in model rats of drug craving for the abstemious addicts in heroin. This process, memory retrieval extinction has hopes in the future in non-pharmacological fields to lower cravings and drug relapses while undergoing abstinence. For the rats a daily retrieval from drug related... A Memory Retrieval-Extinction Procedure to Prevent Drug Craving And Relapse This article examines drug intake and relapsesresulting from drug...
Using research evidence, compare and contrast two theories of addiction
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...Addiction Grade (Feb. 3rd, Comparing and contrasting two theories of addiction Addiction is a term that has been applied to refer to the behavior of an individual being no longer responsible for, or in control of his/her thoughts, feelings and behavior towards something (West, 2005). In this respect, various theories have been put forward in an attempt to explain why individual continue to engage in the consumption and abuse of drugs even despite the fact that such behaviors have harmful or negative consequences on such individuals. There are different theories that have been put across, trying to explain the causation of drug dependence and abuse among... Comparing and Contrasting Two Theories of...
Individual freedon(see instruction below)
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...addicted, the society is endangered by possible crimes, non-functional addicts tend to drop out of society completely, moreover drug abusers are believed to transmit AIDS and other infectious diseases. Therefore, this issue has to be controlled and deals with by the state and federal authorities. For this report, I picked the issue of drug abuse. It is relevant not only to individual choice of a person but also to social safety... Running head: INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM VS. SAFETY FOR SOCIETY Individual freedom vs. safety for society The present report tackles the issue of drug abuse and considers the consequences of drug intake by individuals for the society in the whole. While drug abusers often become...
The Theories of Addiction
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...Addiction Addiction to drugs and alcohol has become a of major concern. This has made addiction theories to become issue of interest in studies involving drugs and change of behaviors. Due to the problems associated with drug addiction people are eager to understand addiction and reasons why people get addicted to drugs. Addiction theories provide sufficient resource to both the drug users and concerned parties. This is because knowledge related to drug abuse is equivalent to knowledge on drug addiction. This implies that understanding addiction theories is essential in understanding reasons why people get addicted to drugs. Addiction theories use drug addiction elements such as self... ?Theories of...
Sex Addiction Among Teenagers
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...Addiction Among Teenagers Introduction Eric Griffin-Shelley defines "addiction" as "enslavement to an activity, person, or thing that is characterized by imbalance, lack of control, loss of power, distortion of values, inflexible centrainess to the person's life, unhealthiness, pathology, chronicity, progression, and potential fatality"1. Sexual obsessions are common among teenagers and young adults. The transition from childhood to adulthood is a very delicate period for adolescents in the present society. Since early childhood, children are increasingly getting exposed to television shows and movies that insist that "sex appeal" is a personal quality that people need to develop... to...
Abnormal Psychology
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...addiction solely have no social life as their life revolves around the internet. They spend almost all their free time and others all their lives engaging in sexual relations and other sexual preoccupations, sending messages to others over the internet as well as participating excessively in games online. All these are carried out at the expense of other activities of importance in their lives. The evidence collected was from several neurocognitive tests conducted on the task of gambling. The performance according to the BART test indicated that internet addicted students performed better and made better decisions that those addicted on other substances... Abnormal Psychology People with internet...
Development of a Leadership Plan
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...addicts and make someone perceive him/herself to be strong and a champion even if such situations cannot be true. Drugs addicts pose serious problems for the society since they contradict the norms laid out in it. Therefore, this reason caused the need for public address on the issue of drug use, especially among the youths (Dolch &Deutschmann, 2007... Development of a Leadership Plan on Drugs Development of a Leadership Plan on Drugs Drugs comprise anything apart from food or water which, when ingested, alters the normal body or mind function. Examples of drugs entail cocaine, alcohol and steroids and can either be injected, swallowed or smoked into one’s body. They give false perception to the drug...
Analysis of an Advertisement
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...addicts. However, my problem with the company and product is associated with their advert. They tend to associate their target consumers with certain behaviors, which is not good. Their latest advert portrayed their target consumers in a negative way since they associated them with drugs as shown in the image below. Description of the advert and the accompanying text The advert is an association of the target groups... Analysis of an Advertisement Introduction Consumers are exposed to thousands of adverts in their daily life, of whichsome are enjoyable as others are boring. However, advertisers have come up with new ways of advertising, shockvertising, which is like a double aged sword. They bring...
Addiction is a problem in the individual and the society that appears not to have a cure in the present and in the future.
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...Addiction Physiology and Changes in Addicts Affiliation Addiction is a disorder that is rooted in alterations of the physiological make up in the brain of individuals. This is the reason why people find it hard to explain the problem even if it affects them personally, close relatives or people they constantly interact with. Oftentimes, addicts are seen as people who make the conscious choice to continually indulge in their particular addiction behavior. For instance, it is easy to think that people who involve themselves in excessive sex, drugs, exercise, and plastic surgery among other practices only due...
"Heroine Capital of USA: Baltimore, Maryland
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...addicts in the suburbs and rural regions in Baltimore (Kartalija). Heroin deaths have increased... Heroin Capital of USA: Baltimore, MD Heroin usage in Baltimore began for reasons of prestige with a group composed of mostly the African-Americans. In the early 1950 some Whites began using, and drug profits increased making it a commercialized product. Adolescents in the suburbs began using in later years. Abuse of heroin and other illicit substances in Baltimore, Maryland has developed to become a national issues as the state has lost the fight against drugs. The use of heroin in Baltimore has defied solutions for many decades. The problem has escalated adopting troubling dimensions with an increase in...
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