EFFECTS OF SUBSTANCE/DRUG ABBUSE
Prepared by: Matti Idris Oluwaseun
Al-Madinah International University, Shah Alam, Malaysia
EFFECTS OF SUBSTANCE/DRUG ABBUSE
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Essay On Drug Abuse
TYPES OF DRUGS COMMONLY ABUSED
PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF DRUG ADDICTION
SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS
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talk about the “Drug Abuse” which causes great concern among parents and teachers.
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This source will...
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Other effects on society included...
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Psychology 242, Section 01
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Cause and Effect Analysis 2
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Why I chose to do drug abuse.
A. Drugs affect many people each year.
B. The topic is interesting
C. Kills people
D. Around it al lot
E. Seem many documentaries on it.
How drugs are made
How drugs get around?
Long-term Effects of Drug Abuse
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Nicola Bradshaw-Further Study
‘Does Psychotherapy work better than drugs?’
Its available in a chewable form for puppies with ‘Canine
separation anxiety’ and prescribed for zoo animals with
symptoms of OCD and aggression...
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media exaggerate the extent of drug-related crime?
“Legal drug teen ripped off his own scrotum.”
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Running head: DRUGS AND ADICCTION 1
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ASSIGNMENT ( F1K 3042 )
ASSIGNMENT 2 : -
You are required to write One essay of about 800 – 1000 words based on the essay topics listed. ( Choose only one topic )
4 . What do you think would be the most societal problem in our
country ? Why ?
NAME : AFIPAH BIBI BT ABDULLAH
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