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    Drug Abuse And Addiction

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    Drug Abuse Everyday around the world there are people consuming different kinds of drugs. Some may use them prescribed from doctors and then there are some that abuse the consumption of drugs. Although some people may take the drug because it’s prescribed by their doctor, it later turns into an addiction or abuse of the drug. In this article you will learn about the most common drugs abused physical and psychological, along with the signs, symptoms and treatment for them. Also, you’ll be able…

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    Kristina's Drug Addiction

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    Drug addiction in the United States not only destroys the lives of the user, but the lives of their family and friends as well. Kristina is a troubled drug addict mother with five children who do not even know who their mother is. Her addiction to meth causes her to become a teenage mother to her first born Hunter, and the young mother of five some short years to come. Her children are all put up for adoption as they are born, because Kristina cannot take care of them due to her drug addiction.…

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    we fix this problem? Well, we need to start by making drug addiction a health problem, not a criminal one, separate violent and nonviolent criminals, and work on transforming not just rehabilitation. To start with we need to treat drug addiction as a health problem, not a criminal one. The first reason as to why the population in prisons has skyrocketed is because most cases are drug related offenses. It is important to understand that drug dealers are not the ones cluttering up our prisons.…

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    Drug Addiction Theory

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    INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH “Drug use is on the rise in this country and 23.5 million Americans are addicted to alcohol and drugs. That’s approximately one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12 – roughly equal to the entire population of Texas.” (Writer, 2010). Making professionals aware that two mental illnesses such as addiction and depression can co-exist simultaneously is important, especially with addiction rates being as high as they are. What is equally important is making sure that extra…

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    Drug Addiction Facts

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    Drug Addiction is an ongoing universal problem. According to an article titled “Drug Facts: Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction”, “drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting takes more than good intentions or a strong will. In fact, because drugs change the brain in ways that foster compulsive drug abuse, quitting is difficult, even for those who are ready to do so.” In the article “Most Commonly Addictive Drugs”, the author mentions that the most commonly abused drugs are prescription…

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    Teenage Drug Addiction

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    Teenage Drug Addiction By: Gabrielle Young Gabrielle Young Mr. Womack Health 11/7/14 Teenage Drug Addiction Teenage drug addiction is a problem that has been increasing throughout society today. Drug addiction can stop us from accomplishing goals or dreams in life. People often believe they are too bright, too powerful, and too much in control to become addictive. But addiction can trap anyone. The sooner people seek help for drug addiction problems; the better they are at…

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    termed maladaptive practices. Since addiction is an unsafe, maladaptive behavior where mental models are exceptionally valuable for understanding why individuals participate in this undesirable behavior. According to Cohen and Orr (2015), clinicians propose a few conceivable reasons for enslavement. To start with, individuals may take part in destructive…

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    Street Drug Addiction in Nevada Street drugs are defined as “substances purchased from a drug dealer; may be a legal substance, sold illicitly (without a prescription, and not for medical use), or it may be a substance that is illegal to possess.” Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Street drug abuse is a recurring pattern of use that causes detrimental personal, professional, and social consequences for the user as a result of using drugs. Specifically, in the case of street drug abuse, the use of…

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    Scott Cooks artwork “Drug Addiction” is trying to convey a message of hopelessness and despair a drug addict might experience. By examining the Cooks artwork closely, it portrays the filth and the hell that one can get stuck in and cannot escape. Such that one may lack the need to take care of their appearance (health) and live in a clean safe environment, hence the dirty bathroom, because their main priority is the drugs. The malnourish arms I see as the demons that are creeping through,…

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    The History of Addiction All manner of substances have been used by Americans throughout our history. Colonial societies and their ancestors relied on creations of natural substances to cure ailments, relieve pain and to provide pleasure. Tobacco users were evident in their enjoyment. Alcoholic drinkers could be found in every saloon, and alcohol was served openly in homes and at social gatherings. Even opium dens of the west coast were well known, and opium could be purchased readily, free…

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