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...Substance Abuse and the Cost to Our Society The face of substance abuse has dramatically shifted over the past 40 years. Before that time, substance abuse and the societal afflictions associated with it were almost inextricably linked to alcohol and a handful of predictable street drugs. However, as the problem has ballooned in Western society, and arguably the world over, so have the substances that are the vehicle towards addiction. Because of the breadth of the topic, this essay will focus on the systemic effects that substance abuse is having on the economy and society of the United States. From time immemorial, individuals have suffered from substance abuse. Whether... # The Changing Face of...
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...Substance Abuse and the Cost to Our Society The face of substance abuse has dramatically shifted over the past 40 years. Before that time, substance abuse and the societal afflictions associated with it were almost inextricably linked to alcohol and a handful of predictable street drugs. However, as the problem has ballooned in Western society, and arguably the world over, so have the substances that are the vehicle towards addiction. Because of the breadth of the topic, this essay will focus on the systemic effects that substance abuse is having on the economy and society of the United States. From time immemorial, individuals have suffered from substance abuse. Whether... # The Changing Face of...
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Substance Misuse
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...Substance Misuse Introduction In the twenty-first century, alcohol and drug use remain the psychological fabric of the society and are often considered as a public health problem. The present day society has learned to co-exist with drugs and alcohol, and its views of which drugs ought to be permissible or illicit change with time due to economic and political considerations. If a report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is anything to go by, the growing epidemic of drug and/or substance abuse appeared to have slowed down due to positive and significant changes in world drugs markets (Seivewright 2000). As a result, there are signs of stability in the production, consumptions... ...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance 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...
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Substance abuse
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...Substance 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...
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Substance abuse
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...Substance 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...
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Substance Abuse
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...substance 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...
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Substance misuse
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...SUBSTANCE MISUSE By Lecturer: of Affiliation: and Substance Misuse Part One: Psychoactive substances arethose substances that act on the nervous system to change the consciousness condition, regulate perceptions and alter moods of a person (Kassel 2010, p. 39).These substances activate dopamine receptors in the brain pathway; thus contributing to varied health and social problems in the society (Goodman, 2006, p. 76). Substance use and dependence not only create a burden to an individual but also to the societies. The world health report indicates that about 10% of the total burden of...
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Substance X
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...Substance X Substance X This research study involving the drug substance X seems to be flawed in its research design. Thedrug, which aims at improving memory of students as well as developing their problem solving skills, was given to students as part of the tests for the drug. Even though the sample used was selected randomly, the findings of the research cannot be relied upon as they do not meet the threshold of a scientific study. The research design entails some kind of bias, where the research subjects already know the intended conclusion of the researcher. In this case, the students knew that Substance X would improve their memory even before they tried it out. This realization made... ...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance 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...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance 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...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance 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:...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance Abuse Substance Abuse An open meeting, the Manhattan District 203 Meeting, was scheduled at Manhattan last May 2, 2012 at 7:00 pm where, as the term indicates, was open to alcoholics and their families and to anyone interested in solving a personal drinking problem or helping someone else to solve such a problem. The group members who attended the meeting were just about 10. As I listened, there were exactly 5 alcoholics and 5 family members and I was accepted as someone interested to determine how the discussion progresses and what information are shared with the objective of helping someone stop or solve the drinking problem. Through the...
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Substance Dualism
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...SUBSTANCE DUALISM In this paper, I will explain and argue for substance dualism, a notion in the mind-body problem champions for the existence of two distinct identities, the properties attributable to the substance and the substance to which the properties belong. Based on this principle, it is conceivable that for instance, in addition to being a collection of thoughts, the mind also has another distinct aspect, namely that which is responsible for thinking. Systematically, this gives rise to two distinct apparatus, one material and the other immaterial. Thus, the mental and the physical states are separate entities that...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance Abuse" Substance abuse encompasses dependence of an individual on various mood altering agents like drugs such as marijuana, alcohol, opioids, stimulating agents, narcotic agents, depressants, inhalants and hallucinogenic agents. Addiction to these agents causes serious health implications, affects individual's personal as well as social life and also results in the family issues. Although occasional drinking may not turn out to be injurious, but if it happens on a regular basis to relieve stress, it becomes detrimental. Dealing with the substance abuse cases is complicated. Individuals involved in substance...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance 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...
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Substance abuse
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...Substance Abuse: A Study Using the Movie 28 Days Substance abuse is a term which refers to that of the overindulgence in and dependence on apsychoactive, leading to certain effects that are truly and absolutely detrimental to an individuals’ health or well being. As well, in order to be even more specific, “This disorder is characterized by a pattern of continued pathological use of a medication, non-medically indicated drug or toxin, that results in repeated adverse social consequences related to drug use, such as failure to meet work, family, or social obligations, interpersonal conflicts, or legal problems.” (Wikipedia, 2006). There are many ongoing debates in regards to this issue... ,...
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Substance abuse
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...Substance Abuse: Whose responsibility? Introduction Karen at first thought that she had a model and inspiring family, the source of her strength andinspiration, to whom she could devote all of her energy and resources. Her two teenaged daughters, Marie and Joanne, who were as dedicated as she was, showed interest in music and the arts. They were a typical American family going on normally with their lives. But just things can’t go on normally as always. Situation slowly changed when Karen’s husband, Philip, became scarce in family activities. And worse, fights started to dominate their home, until it happened – separation. “We’ve got to be strong ‘cause we’re on our own,” Karen told her... ...
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Substance abuse
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...Substance 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...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance 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...
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Substance Abuse
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...Substance abuse Alcohol Addiction and dependency are a costly and detrimental chronic disorder that is relapsing and has a biological tie. Alcohol dependence can thus be termed as continuous use of alcohol despite the negative consequences caused, and it is characterized by poor social behavior and lifestyle. The N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors (NMDAR) play a crucial role in synaptic plasticity and memory learning. Biological processes indicate that NMDAR is the primary target by ethanol (alcohol) in the brain. NMDAR has been implicated in phenotypes associated with ethanol such as dependence, relapse, withdrawal and craving (Brunetti et al., 2012). In relation to Miller...
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Substance Dualism
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...Substance Dualism: Understanding its Essence and Basic Concepts Number – Section December 4, Substance Dualism Introduction This paper aims to provide an in-depth discussion on substance dualism as argued and explained intensively by Rene Descartes. To maintain consistency and clarity in my discussion, I intend to divide my paper into three parts. The first part shall provide a brief introduction on the conceptual implications of the term dualism in relation to the mind and body. Through this part, I shall shed light on the attributes of each substance, which reinforces the assumption that such...
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Substance abuse
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...SUBSTANCE 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:...
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Substance Misuse
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...SUBSTANCE MISUSE Policy analysis of Working Together to Reduce Harm (The Substance Misuse Strategy for Welsh 2008-2018) Introduction Substance misuse and the harm caused by it is well known, and although its definition varies according to context, cultural practices, popular beliefs, local legislation has important role to play in reducing the harm it may cause. Substance misuse has been defined by illicit use of substances, deliberate or unintentional. The UK has the highest level of addiction and misuse in Europe. It has been acknowledged that substance misuse can harm the misuser both...
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Substance use
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...Substance Use Sleeping pills are used to treat insomnia. Physicians advise hypnotic drugs to patients who are suffering from depression and anxiety that keep them from sleeping properly. Use of such drugs seem to be efficient for the time being but in the long run, the patient gets addicted to them and will not be able to sleep without these pills even when he is good at health. Drugs anti-anxiety drugs like benzodiazepines, antidepressants and beta-blockers, but these drugs do not produce a long lasting effect. 2. One argument that supports prescriptive authority of psychologists is that many non-clinicians, nurses and pharmacists who have spent less years in clinical pharmacology, have... Use...
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Substance use
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...Substance abuse continues to be one of the major problems that continues to plague society in general. One of the main aspects of abuse that continues to be the focal point of this discussion is the abuse of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHS). ADHD is one of the most common disorders that affects between 8 to 12% of adults. It also affects 4% of the adults nationwide. Researchers continued to be alarmed at this fact act as there is a steep rise in ADHD drug abuse. Since ADHD is stimulant drug which contains either methylphenidates or amphetamines, the risk of children abusing this drug has been high. Research confirms that during the 8-year study period, teens that call for help...
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Substance use
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...Substance Use Describe the most typical pattern of opioid abuse in the early 1900s, in the middle to late 1900s, and in recent times.  According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), during the early 1900s, opioid dependence was predominantly detected in white, middle-class individuals, especially women (276). Further, the details from the book indicate that medical personnel have tendencies to abuse the drug due to their easy access (APA 276). During the middle to late 1900s, the Encyclopedia of Medical Disorders revealed that “minorities and those from lower socioeconomic groups have been overrepresented among those with opioid dependence. It appears that availability of opioids... Use...
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Substance use
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...Substance Use (and Abuse) 29 July (word count = 505) Dietary Supplements – several legally available dietary supplements are marketed as nutritional supplements. Because they are technically classified as supplements only, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) does not regulate these products, without the benefit of using clinical trials regarding their safety and efficacy. The most common products are vitamins and energy drinks which are generally available over-the-counter (OTC) without the need for any doctor's prescription. These supplements can be effective only for the shorter term, such as the need for a quick weight-loss program, increased energy, longer stamina...
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Substance Abuse Disorder
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...Substance Abuse Disorder Brief history of substance abuse disorder Substance abuse disorder is a condition in which an individual experiences distress or a kind of clinically significant impairment because of abuse of a drug. While the term “substance” is generally used to refer to a tangible thing, the term “substance abuse” is used for dependence upon or overindulgence in a chemical or drug that causes detrimental effects to the mental and physical health of an individual. Substance abuse disorder is characterized by sustained pathological medication use, that is called as a drug or...
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Substance abuse in teenager
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...SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN TEENAGERS The consumption of harmful “psychoactive substances” refers to substance abuse. These include theuse of alcohol and illicit drugs. The continuous consumption of these substances can lead to the problem of substance dependence. The development of “a cluster of behavioral, cognitive, and psychological phenomenon” leads to dependence. A strong desire to consume the drug, problems in controlling its use, continuously consuming it in spite of harmful results, giving drugs greater importance than any other activity are some of the symptoms of dependence. It has been seen that there...
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Substance disorders - cocaine
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...SUBSTANCE RELATED DISORDERS (COCAINE) Substance related disorders (cocaine) Arinaitwe Florence Freed- Hardeman The issue of substance abuse is difficult because there are so many factors involved. When an individual decides to abuse a substance, it can also become difficult for them to stop. In order to understand the factors involved, an individual must first understand the different factors that are pronounced for substance abuse. This research paper examines the substances disorders that develop primarily from cocaine misuse. In particular, the paper will examine the areas of intoxication, withdrawal, and the course that it takes. The research also examines gender differences... Running head:...
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Substance abuse course
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...SUBSTANCE ABUSE Substance abuse remains a contentious issue in the society. Critical analysis of the substance abuse debate shows that it has go ne deep in the society. The sensitivity of the matter has seen movies acted to emphasize the overriding negative effects of substance abuse. Close assessment of the movie Leaving Las Vegas proves the overwhelming health related risks and social challenges associated with substance abuse. In the movie, Ben is the main actor who stands in place of the substance abuse victims in the society. Drinking is one of the widely talked about problem...
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Psychotherapy and Substance Abuse
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...Substance Abuse 2007 Psychotherapy and Substance Abuse Introduction Substance abuse continues to be one of the most challenging and disturbing problems in the US. Almost 100 thousand of US citizens die annually as a result of illicit drug and alcohol abuse, and approximately 12 thousand more die of AIDS, which is strongly related to substance abuse. An estimated 14 million people in the US either have been diagnosed with or currently continue to abuse alcohol, drugs and other illicit substances (Austin, 2005). The almost epidemic situation with substance abuse and dependency has negative health consequences and impressive economic costs. Substance abuse, including tobacco use... Psychotherapy and...
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Tackling substance misuse
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...Substance Misuse and Appropriate Intervention College Substance Misuse and Appropriate Intervention Introduction There are intricacies involved in the understanding of substance misuse. Issues on patients, prescription, access to substances, and even laxity and improper intervention on the part of medical practitioners may be seen. This paper will try to explore issues about substance misuse, risks associated with it, prevalence, relapse, and proper treatment amidst the many approaches that have been explored for a while now. It will try to point out any debates on cause or relapse reasons as well as the...
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Psychology Behind Substance Abuse
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...substance abuse This paper is based on a highly sensitive issue regarding the psychological complications behind substance abuse. Psychological assessment plays an important role in the effective treatment of a substance abuser and helps in looking at all the possible classical manifestations related to addiction like repeated failures at work or severe stress. 2. Introduction: Recent research identifies substance abuse to be on a dramatic rise among all age groups, especially youth is the most sensitive target when substance abuse is talked about. It is an unequivocal fact that substance abuse is a severe psychological disorder and has always been one of the most horrendous issues... ?Psychology behind...
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Substance abuse counseling
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...Substance abuse counseling constitutes a profession that is in constant demand in almost every human society that exists today. The job of a substance abuse counselor remains relevant and essential as the number of persons who become addicted to drugs and alcohol increase at an alarming rate. From as early as 1994 the American Psychiatric Association reported that substance abuse was the most prevalent mental order. Just like other professions in the field of mental health, however, it is a profession that requires a certain level of personal commitment and academic achievement. The Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011 edition stated...
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Portrayals of Substance Abuse
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...substances that should not be used by any person. In most cases, the media portray drugs as dangerous and it discourages the use of drugs by any person. Many people have fallen prey to drug use and this has created a problem since it has left these people to be portrayed as societal eyesore (Rice 95). In the case... Drug Abuse Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts 1st December, Overview Drug abuse is a major problem in the globe today and thus this has raised concern among different stakeholder within the family and entertainment industry. Drugs have ruined the lives of famous stars such as Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse and many others. As a result, the media has of late portrayed drugs as dangerous...
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Substance of a transaction
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...Substance over Form Substance of a Transaction According to any international standard, financial ments should present fairly the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of an entity. The substance of a transaction typically means the reality of an actual event that has taken place which needs to be accounted for. If information is to represent faithfully the transactions and other events that it purports to represent, it is necessary that they are accounted for and presented in accordance with their substance and economic reality and not merely their legal form. It is, therefore, of absolute importance...
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Substance Abuse Related Disorders
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...Substance Abuse Related Disorders Substance Abuse Related Disorders Substance abuse related disorders refer to those disorders thatare caused by the abuse of drugs like cocaine, opiates, alcohol, heroin and other drugs which are excessively used by people. These drugs affect the behavior, emotions and normal thought process of people. The initial effects of these drugs used by people are soothing and calming, which are the main attraction for the abusers, however, consequently they lead to substance-related disorders (Duran & Barlow 2010). DSM-1V-TR describes the criteria for substance abuse which...
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Substance Misuse Treatment
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...Substance Misuse Treatment The last 50 years has seen significant changes in the ways and methods that are used to treat the client that has enteredthe substance misuse program. Sociological forces of poverty, racism, sexism, and the widespread availability of drugs have mandated that the public apply newer and sounder treatment methods. Early identification of substance abusers has brought more clients into the multi-tiered system currently modelled in the UK. However, it is not without its shortcomings. Access to services may be limited based on race or gender, and under-qualified providers may be less than adequate to appropriately deal with the magnitude of the problem. The UK model... ...
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Substance Abuse Related Disorders
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...SUBSTANCE ABUSE RELATED DISORDERS Substance abuse or drug abuse occurs when an individual starts using a drug more than usual or for reasons other than medical treatment. These drugs do not necessarily have to be dependence causing drugs, such as heroine and hash. Everyday painkillers or other medicinal drugs could be taken in high dosages and be termed as substance abuse. According to the DSM-IV-TR, substance dependency occurs when there is a compulsion to take a drug and to avoid the discomfort of withdrawal. Normally people refer to drug dependency as addiction but the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders does not use the term ‘addiction’ in its definition...  ...
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Substance Dualism - argument rehersal
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...Substance Dualism The substance dualism theory claims that persons and bodies are two entirely different entities, with each having its own irreducible existence. Persons are what we are as individuals, and bodies are what we belong to as inhabitants. So there are basically two different substances – the person and the body. The former being is in itself conscious of its being while the latter is the external, not having any kind of mental properties. As a substance dualist myself, I would like to argue that I am a thinking thing or a purely mental being. What is it that defines me, you and a chair? Let us begin with me....
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Drugs and Substance Abuse
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...Substance Abuse “We have been fighting a tough battle. The Mobley Alcohol and Drug Awareness Team is all about a healthy, alcohol and drugs free hardworking and productive county,” The chairperson of the team, Dr. Grace Koome said. MADAAT, for the third consecutive year, on the 18th of April this year will hold a public campaign and training on issues that pertain to the control of alcohol and drug abuse. This is scheduled to take place on Jeevanjee Park on the Mobley 12th street, starting from 9.00a.m. Drugs and substance abuse has been one of the main influences that has derailed most youths and even the older men and women of The Mobley community, suppressing the otherwise strong...  Drugs and Subs...
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Boethius and Good Substance
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...Substances Be Good in Virtue of the Fact That They Have Being When They Are Not Substantial Goods? The theory brought about by Boethius tries to lay plain the various differences that exist between things that exist in the universe. The explanations given forth explain the different states in which a substance that is considered good can exist. However things can only be good by virtue of their substance or by their participation. Things that are good by virtue of their substance can only be compared to the creator while substances that are good by participation are not always good (McDonald, 65). This is only made true by belief in the mundane human assumption that all substances... Task How Can...
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Substance abuse theory
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...Substance abuse theory: While number of theories and postulates can be correlated to the different circumstances in ordinary struggling families in terms of sociological and psychological mindset and conditions, the substance abuse theory is one of the most evident and commonly implementable one in this regard. It pertains to the possible use or abuse of the different types of drugs that may be brought into use by the adults of the family members. These drugs may come in a variety of items which are all dangerous towards the human health. According to the substance abuse theory, alcoholism is one of the most prominent of the problems and...
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Substance abuse in youth
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...SUBSTANCE DRUG ABUSE THESIS MENT Working as a substance abuse counselor within the criminal justice field on youth gang members. It has been observed that substance abuse and other psycho-social problems have peaked within them in the recent years. Consequently, a new but pernicious trend of youth is seen having no family structure, no respect for social norms along with no concern for the societal development. Youth development and empowerment programs should be initiated on urgent basis to abate this trend. OUTLINE Youth gangs and substance abuse have long been identified as prejudicial to both youth and to societal...
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Leibniz's Conception of Substance
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...substance Leibniz was born in Leipzig, Germany. He received his Doctorate of Laws at Alder. He became a legal counselor in the court of Mainz. In 1672, he was sent to Paris on a diplomatic mission. In 1676, he was at the service of various nobles such as in the court of the Duke of Brunswick. Leibniz's philosophical system is as follows: His conceptions of the nature of propositions and of substances. All propositions assert the inclusion of one concept in another. Thus, anyone who fully understands the concept of man must know everything else that is to know about him - his current situation, history and future. Such full understand is beyond the grasp of our finite minds... Leibniz's conception of...
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Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Programs
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...Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Programs Human services entail an expansive spectrum of actions that have the objective of attaining the human needs through an interdisciplinary approach. It usually focuses on effective ways of remediating and preventing problems emanating from human relations, addictions or aging. Its chief objective is the overall attainment of quality of living in the lives of individuals undertaking the services (Delany, Joseph & Roberts 1). These human services include services that entail substance abuse, rehabilitation programs, elderly care among others. It is essential for societies to have these human services since... they enable the adjustment and rehabilitation of...
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Substance Abuse and Dependence
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...Substance Abusers: Does It Help of Introduction Substance abuse and dependence has become one of the most important areas of concern among the social and health care systems. The "compulsive need to take a drug despite awareness and experiencing of serious adverse affects" marks the personality of a drug addict. (Volkow, 2004) The effect of this abuse is apparent in many areas of life, and includes health and social concerns, the emotional and mental anguish to the patient and the persons close to them, and the effects it can produce on a broader scale on the different sectors of life. Also, the recent researches point to the severe and long... Running Head: Health Care Practice Interventions For...
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Substance of Reality
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...Substance of Reality Since antiquity, the seminal philosophers have grappled with many questions regarding nearly everything in the universe, beginning with the world itself and everything in it; from Thales in the 6th century onwards, philosophers have been preoccupied with the search for scientific explanations to the world (Solomon, Martin & Higgins p.46). These philosophers were opposed to all the mythological accounts given by poets such as Homer and Hesiod, which accounted for events by attributing them to the gods and goddesses of Greek polytheism. What all these philosophers had in common was that they all sought to establish the overriding and independently existing entity... that...
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