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Treatments of Alcoholism
Treatments of Alcoholism
Treatments of Alcoholism University of ??? TREATMENTS OF ALCOHOLISM Alcoholism can destroy the life of an alcoholic and devastate the alcoholic's family. But it also has overwhelming consequences for society. Consider these statistics from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: *In 1988, alcoholism and problems related to it cost the United States an estimated $85.8 billion in mortality and reduced productivity; *Fetal alcohol syndrome, caused by a woman's drinking during pregn
Commonly Prescribed Drugs
Commonly Prescribed Drugs
Commonly Prescribed Drugs SELECT another chapter from the list .....Go to the Complete Table of ContentsAcknowledgementsThe EditorsThe ContributorsForewordCh 1 - How to Get the Care You NeedCh 2 - Meeting the Heatch Care Needs of the Aged and DisabledCh 3 - Medical Decision Making: Ethical ConsiderationsCh 4 - The Fundamentals of Good HealthCh 5 - The Basics of Good NutritionCh 6 - Smoking, Alcohol, and Substance AbuseCh 7 - Health Concerns During Infancy and ChildhoodCh 8 - The Adolescent Years
GHB gamma-hydroxybutyrate
GHB gamma-hydroxybutyrate
GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate) GHB other wise known as gamma-hydroxybutyrate was developed to be used during surgery, but over the past 25 years the tasteless, colorless liquid has become a dangerous substance among teens. ( Vilbg) The reason GHB is no longer used in surgery is due to the many negative side effects. GHB has been known though the years by many various names. GHB depresses the central nervous system causing the user to become unconscious. The long-term effects of the use of GHB are y
Do You Know Your Drugs
Do You Know Your Drugs
Do You Know Your Drugs ?? Tobacco is Australia's biggest killer drug. It is the most harmful drug (legal and illegal). It is also the most abused. Itís said that smoking cigarettes is addictive or even more addictive than heroin. Many younger people are taking up smoking and the future results are not good. Two groups have the highest cause for concern. They are young women and middle age men. Tobacco or cigarette smoking can cause lung cancer or emphysema, heart disease and many other fatal sic
Explaining A Concept
Explaining A Concept
Explaining A Concept BIPOLAR DISORDER 1 Bipolar Disorder, often called Manic Depression, is a medical condition that involves severe mood swings in an individual. It is a lifetime condition that needs to be treated to keep it in remission (APA). It is not just a mental illness, but a medical disease involving the brain. 2 The disease progresses as the years pass and the frequency of mood changing episodes becomes more frequent (MHN). Bipolar Disorder involves depressive and manic phases. With th
Drug Addiction In The Work Place
Drug Addiction In The Work Place
Drug Addiction In The Work Place Drug Addiction in the School and Work Place How has work efficiency changed as a result of drug addiction in the sch a couool and work place? In the 1960 and 1970's, men and women worked long hours to support their family. For many, these strenuous hours were hard to handle without taking drugs. The use of uppers and downers was then considered a way to tolerate those long work hours. To this date, the concern of drugs being used for work efficiency persists amon
Prozac Mania
Prozac Mania
Prozac: Mania Yeah, I'm on Prozac, I hear quite often, said as if the speaker had just received a new Porsche. I often do catch myself responding with, I'm on Zoloft isn't modern medicine great? In a way, this exchange is a way of bonding. In another, more twisted way, it is a way of receiving a stamp of approval from my peers, for antidepressants have become extremely widespread and widely accepted. Prozac...has entered pop culture...becoming the stuff of cartoons and stand-up comedy routi
The Roy Adaptation Model
The Roy Adaptation Model
The Roy Adaptation Model Roy began work on her theory in the 1960s. She drew from existing work of a physiological psychologist, and behavioral, systems and role theorists. She was keenly interested in the psycho/social aspects of the person from the start and concentrated her education on this aspect of Person. Thus, the language/thinking of psychology and sociology became second nature to her. The need for intense study of the language and ideas behind Roy's Adaptation Model is its biggest dra
Herbal Extracts and Hormones
Herbal Extracts and Hormones
Herbal Extracts and Hormones Herbs are found everywhere, and hormones are a natural product of everyone's body. The production of hormones increases and decreases with the age and development of the individual. Due to the nature of hormones and the ongoing research still being done, this article will investigate only two hormones that are in common use by the everyday person. Herbs, on the other hand, can be found from California to China and as far as consumers are concerned, they are now mains
Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain Kurt Donald Cobain was born on February 20,1967 in the town of Aberdeen, Washington. Aberdeen is on the west coast and is about 108 miles southwest of Seattle. Aberdeen is a dreary place with about seven feet of rain a year. Kurt was born to Mrs. Wendy Cobain and to Mr. Donald Cobain. Wendy was a homemaker. She had a very tight bond with Kurt. He was her first born. She had another child three years after she had Kurt. Her name was Kim. Donald was a mechanic. He was very into sports.
The Verve Pipe The Freshman - Analysis
The Verve Pipe The Freshman - Analysis
The Verve Pipe: The Freshman - Analysis When I was young I knew everything and she a punk who rarely took advice now I'm guilt stricken, sobbing with my head on the floor stop a baby's breath and a shoe full of rice now I can't be held responsible cause she was touching her face I wont be held responsible she fell in love in the first place For the life of me I cannot remember what made up think that we were wise and we'd never compromise for the life of me I cannot believe we'd ever die for the
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes
Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes In 1936 when Marijuana was made illegal it was considered a medicine in good standing with the American Medical Association. At the time Marijuana could be found in twenty eight different medical products and countless other consumer products. On November 5th, 1996 California and Arizona passed propositions allowing the return of medicinal Marijuana use. The campaign in 1936 to make Marijuana an illegal substance was championed by two large companies, Dupont Chem
Treatments of alcoholism
Treatments of alcoholism
treatments of alcoholism TREATMENTS OF ALCOHOLISM Alcoholism can destroy the life of an alcoholic and devastate the alcoholic's family. But it also has overwhelming consequences for society. Consider these statistics from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: *In 1988, alcoholism and problems related to it cost the United States an estimated $85.8 billion in mortality and reduced productivity; *Fetal alcohol syndrome, caused by a woman's drinking during pregnancy, afflicts fiv
Psychodelic Drugs
Psychodelic Drugs
Psychodelic Drugs Alcohol Alcohol is one of the most widely used drugs in this society. It is accepted as a part of social life. Its use is widely promoted via sponsorship of sporting events. Advertising infers that drinking is the path to happiness, success, romance, etc. There are references to alcohol and its effects from earliest known writings. Alcohol is consumed in the beverage form and sold legally in this state to persons over 21. Alcohol is absorbed directly into the bloodstream throug