Free Essays on Uses And Abuses Of Drugs

  1. Drugs

    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Statistics Alcohol is the oldest drug around. It is also the most widely-used and almost 50 percent of people aged 12 and over have consumed alcohol in the United States. Most people are able to consume alcohol responsibly. However, for one reason or another, some people abuse alcohol...

  2. Why People Smoke

    Effects of Drug Abuse on Teens Posted on Sunday, December 13th, 2009 at 4:30 pm. Written by Casa Palmera Staff Teenagers often experiment with a variety of activities and substances. Unfortunately, this experimentation can lead to substance abuse and addiction. Statistics show that drug abuse is a growing...

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    factors for drug abuse. For starters, there are genetic factors, as we are the product of our mothers and fathers, and their parents. Children whose parents smoke are far more likely to become smokers. If they drink, you’re probably a drinker too. This isn’t all the time, but it’s a factor. Drug abuse causes...

  4. Current and Past Drug Abuse Trends

    Introduction Drug abuse is a serious problem which has affected many individuals in American society for decades. When we take a look into American history, it is apparent the magnificent availabilities of science and technology available today have not always been around. With the lack of scientific...

  5. Drug Addiction Cases

    Drug abuse is becoming prevalence in Nigerian societies. This justifies the intensive media campaign against the menace. The commonly abused drugs are aspirin, cannabis, heroine, amphetamine, cocaine, indian-hemp, alcohol, tobacco etc.  Social studies as a dynamic and problem solving discipline has...

  6. Drug Abuse

    Prescription drug abuse and dependence In the United States, easy access to prescription drugs such as sedatives and pain medications is posing a major threat, especially drug abuse and dependence. The nonmedical use of prescription-type drugs (NMUPD), which is the same as using drugs without a prescription...

  7. Drug Addiction

    DRUG ADDICTION AND DRUG ABUSE A Research Paper presented to the faculty of Cabalum Western College Iloilo City In partial fulfillment In English II by: What is drug addiction? Drug addiction is a complex brain disease. It is characterized by compulsive, at times uncontrollable, drug craving...

  8. Substance Abuse and the Workplace

    Substance Abuse and the Workplace “Mark, the cocaine addict, grew up in a small southern town. After two years of college, he found a good-paying job in a large city. For a while, his life seemed to be on a fast, upward track: But I lost it all because I got hooked on crack. I wanted to hang out...

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    test rests of knowledge of drug abuse 51 Table 4.6 Identification of commonly abused drugs 52 Table 4.7 Abuse of illicit drugs only 53 Table 4.8 Chi-square calculation of peer pressure a powerful influence in introducing Nigerian university students to drugs 54 Table 4.9 Chi-square...

  10. Literary Review

    specifically medical drugs, there have been many reports of such drugs being abused and misused. The reported abuse on medical drugs are not the only reported incidents, but also the abuse of nonmedical illegal drugs, which has dated back to early 1950’s to present day. Because the effect of drugs alter the human...

  11. Substance Abuse Among Nurses

    Substance abuse Substance abuse among nurses The prevalence of substance abuse among nurses is rising and continues to rise. The American Nurses' Association estimates that six to eight...

  12. Psychessay2

    How Can Substance Use, Abuse and Addiction Affect Ones Health? Drugabuse.Net describes drug abuse as “a condition in which the individual continues to use drugs despite a clear understanding of the harm it is causing them. Drug abuse is not drug addiction, which is typified by such things as developing...

  13. Role of Social Media in Creating Drug Abuse Awareness Among Youths.

    The study seeks to establish the general trend of the drug problem and critically analyse strategies used to address the problem; attempts to identify the role that twitter can play in creating awareness of the danger that drug abuse can bring to the society in general and within Nigerian campuses...

  14. AED 204 Week 8 CheckPoint Identifying Signs of Abuse, Drug Use, and Suicidal

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  15. Influence of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Amoung Kenyan Teenage Education

    OF COMPUTER SCIENCE RESEARCH PROPOSAL. Influence of drug and alcohol abuse among Kenyan teenage Education. BY BRIAN MUNGA (J15-3021-11) TAKEN BY: Catherine Mavyala DECLARATION I declare that Influence of drug and alcohol abuse among Kenyan teenage Education is my own work and that all...

  16. AED 204 Week 8 CheckPoint Identifying Signs Of Abuse, Drug Use, And Suicidal

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    1.0 Topic and Chosen aspect Drug abuse among teenagers is the chosen aspect for this report. Drug abuse is defined as the excessive use of drugs without medicine justification. It is reported that 50% of teenagers have abused a drug of some kind (Teendrugrehabs n.d.). 1.1 Critical evaluation of...

  18. Effects of Drug Abuse

    Effects of Drug Abuse Effects of Drug Abuse COM/156 February 9, 2014 Amanda Yates Effects of Drug Abuse Drug abuse is a growing issue all over the world, and while the concentration on drug awareness has dramatically increased over the years, the number of...

  19. When the Cureisthe Disease

    widely prescribed to treat painful conditions along with other less potent drugs (such as Tylenol, or Aspirin). Pain is one of the most common reasons people seek treatment for which a narcotic is sometimes prescribed. People who use narcotics to seek a feeling of well being apart from the narcotic’s pain...

  20. causes and effect

    1. TEEN CHALLENGE JAMAICA Drug Awareness Does Jamaica have a Drug Problem???   Figures from 2000 estimate the annual drug trade in Jamaica is valued at US$560 Million. 30-40% of Colombian drugs come through Jamaica. Drugs are left behind for local consumption from trafficking activities...

  21. Abuse of over the Counter Drugs

    Over-The-Counter Drug Abuse When most people think of drug abuse they associate it with illegal activities. They believe drug abuse only includes illegal substances and prescription medication. People feel since they are legal and easy to get, over the counter medications (OTC’s) are safe. When used...

  22. drug abuse

    Introduction Substance abuse is the use of a drug or other substance for a non-medical use, with the aim of producing some type of 'mind-altering' effect in the user. This includes both the use of illegally produced substances, and the abuse of legal drugs, in a use for which the substance was not intended...

  23. substance abuse in adolescents

    Substance Abuse in Adolescents North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Submitted: Psychology 242, Section 01 January 24, 20   Abstra The purpose of this investigation was to find out how individuals felt about substance abuse and how it affects their everyday life...

  24. Adolescent abuse and addiction

    Adolescent Abuse and Addiction Psalms 121:1-2 tells us to look for help in the Lord, not in the flesh. Unfortunately an astounding number of adolescents have not quite grasped this concept. The reasons for this are many. The relationship between abuse and addiction in adolescence is like a tangled...

  25. Drug Abuse in Teenagers

    Drug Abuse in Teenagers Teenage drug abuse exists in the United States and worldwide. Drug abuse is costly to our society as a whole but is especially to our youth. One of the best ways to combat the drug use among teenagers is to begin prevention efforts before young teen start using drugs. In addition...

  26. DRUG ABUSE Assignment 1

    DRUG ABUSE Trisha Roopchand -- 300602934 Khushnuma Patel -- 300683692 Bernadett Porkolab -- 300662466 Clifford Borland – 300561807 GNED 500 – 074 CARA NAIMAN MARCH 27, 2013 Introduction Definition of drug abuse: the use of a drug for a nontherapeutic effect. Some of the most commonly abused drugs...

  27. Literature Review on African American Substance Abuse

    past five years, 2007 - 2011, and addresses the phenomena of adolescent substance abuse in the African American demographic. Additionally, this literature review will address documented causes of adolescent substance abuse as presented by psychologists, psychiatrists, educators, government officials, urban-policy...

  28. Past and current trends paper

    The overall picture of drug abuse in the Unites States is constantly changing. The impact of drug abuse is a major public health problem that affects society on multiple levels. Directly or indirectly, every community is affected by drug abuse, as is every family. Drugs take a tremendous toll on our...

  29. Drug Abuse

    Drug Abuse Drugs addiction is a brain disease that may cause a person to seek and use drugs (NDI, 2011). Even though drugs may be harmful to a person they still will use it because they can’t stop or they won’t stop. Drugs will affect a person’s life tremendously and a person’s ability to be able...

  30. Prevention of Drug Abuse

    Drug abuse Compulsive, excessive, and self-damaging use of habit forming drugs or substances, leading to addiction ordependence, serious physiological injury (such as damageto kidneys, liver, heart) and/or psychological harm (such asdysfunctional behavior patterns, hallucinations, memoryloss), or death...