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    I spent my summer in a teen shelter. Well, 180 hours of it. As I thought about what to write for my integrative paper I considered writing a research paper; however, a research paper would fail to adequately sum up the full spectrum of my experiences at the teen shelter and so I decided to simply talk about my experiences and integrate research within it. This summer I was an intern for runaway and homeless teen shelter and center with Family Services Incorporated. My job as an intern was to…

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    The Brain

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    change just by deciding to abuse drugs or alcohol. It can change everything about your life. About the Brain… When it comes to the brain it has multiple functions that it is able to do but there are different parts of the brain that control each thing. In the brain you have a frontal lobe, parietal lobe,…

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    Over the length of this course, we have been introduced to many stories, each with a unique perspective on the abnormal, or maybe even normal aspects of life. Each individual assignment lead us to think deeply about specific scenarios, and possibly question how we view society as a whole in the present day. The first assignment we had to read was a piece called “Cathedral.” The beginning of the story shows the brutal truth about negative stereotypes. The main character is very skeptical about…

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    Satire About Drugs

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    “Drugs have been ruining young youth’s life. By the time they graduate high school, they are already handed in with such drugs as marijuana and heroin. Our future generation is drowning in addiction of drugs. Recently, there have been incidents happening in Queens, New York, where a seventeen year old boy died from an overdose of heroin. By New York Times.” Morning 7:00 am “Salim wake up. It has been already seven in the morning and you will get late for your class again.” says my elder sister…

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    Carbamazepine (Tegretol) and Phenobarbital (Luminal) belongs to a group of medication called anticonvulsants. Tegretol is prescribed to control epilepsy, prevents facial pan from trigeminal, and act as a mood stabilizer to control mania in patients that have episodes of over activity. The medication decreases the synaptic transmission in the central nervous system affecting the sodium channels in neurons (Deglin, Vallerand, & Sanoski, 2014, p. 265). Similarly, Luminal is prescribed to patients…

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    When it comes to any type of tobacco usage there are only two sides, the users and the non-users. As a former chewer I have a hard time seeing the side effects of chewing tobacco because nothing bad ever happened to me besides some slight yellowing of the teeth. However there are many studies that point to “chew” not only being a nasty habit, but having some life threatening risks that come along with it. In this informational study we’ll be looking at several professional studies I have found…

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    destroyed by drinking and doing drugs at a young age. Another important one would be forgiveness. It plays a really important role because even though they went through a lot they still manage to forgive each other. Native Americans don’t have it as easy as we all think. They go through a…

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    with their loved one. If intravenous and intramuscular Naloxone brings the overdose victim back to life, family members can put loved ones in a recovery and addiction…

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    Important activities such as reading, exercise, and any other mental or social development are limited due to a large amount of television watching. Drugs and television are both addictions that people struggle with on the day to day basis. When the viewer cuts back on their viewing time a convincing parallel comparing television to addictive drugs is that the viewer begins to feel symptoms of withdrawal. “People who watch a lot of television can exhibit symptoms similar to substance dependence,…

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    The article covers the detrimental effect that alcohol and drug abuse can have on the body, however, it neglects to cover the causation factors. Alcohol and Drug abuse are widely covered by social psychologists. Lettieri, Sayers & Pearson (1980) indicate that there are benefits to drug use such as being accepted into a sub-society without being judged and gaining a social identity which requires little work to live up to…

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