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    are "cool" because it can get you "high". They do not think about the consequences and symptoms that may follow after. Reading Comprehension Questions: 1.) The difference between physical dependence and addiction is that physical dependence is the physiological adaptation of the body to the presence of a substance. On the other hand, addiction is a…

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    post-herpetic neuralgia. When is not malignant chronic pain was considered to be unresponsive to opioids, or the use of combination medicament with opioids. The narcotics as well their medical uses. The narcotics have effect as analgesic, sedation; and euphoria and dysphoria. Patients can develop tolerance and dependence to the narcotics. They are effective pain reliever, use in cough preparation and can induce sleep. The most common side effect on the user’s body of chronic opioid including…

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    Description Discuss the usage of controlled drugs, why been prohibited to use by individuals, why five schedules, which schedule ineligible to use by prescription and give examples for each schedule. Discuss the usage of controlled drugs? Controlled drugs are used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting formulations are taken as needed for pain. For example Morphine used before the surgery. Morphine and Codeine, are the most powerful pain treatments. These usually are reserved for the…

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    Audry Substance Abuse

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    Article Summary The article, “Drug Abuse and Addiction” by Gregory Collins, Mark McAllister, and Kamala Audry shows the difference between substance abuse and substance addiction by separating the different characteristics that are apparent in abuse and addiction. Substance abuse is described by the authors as, “showing recurrent use resulting in a decline of the ability to produce everyday actions, as well as intervention with the law” (Collins, McAllister, & Adury, 2010). To be categorized as…

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    desired sensation, a physical dependency with the appearance of withdrawal to stop using substances, and a mental dependency requires its use to get comfortable or lose the feeling of discomfort when stop using…

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    The Dangers Of Marijuana

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    The effects of Marijuana are impaired coordination, difficulty thinking or concentrating, shortened attention span etc. Those are all short term effects. Long term users can experiences lowered motivation, higher anxiety, panic attacks and respiratory illnesses, they can also develop physical dependence on the drug itself and withdrawal can be a symptom if not given to the user. Marijuana can also lead to disturbed thoughts and can worsen into psychotic symptoms such as schizophrenics. Chronic…

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    despite negative consequences (Shaffer, 2012). The creation of BDZ in the 1960’s allowed the discontinuation of harmful and addicting barbiturates. The anxiolytic and hypnotic properties of BDZs help individuals who are experiencing insomnia and anxiety problems. Although BDZ can be helpful to some individuals in the treatment of anxiety disorders, they have potential for abuse and may cause dependence and addiction. Soon after the first BDZ Librium came into use in the 1960’s, reports began to…

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    Regular and heavy alcohol or drug consumption increases the chances of a person becoming dependent on the substance. After dependence has set in and the person, for whatever reason, stops drinking alcohol or using drugs, they will undergo detox. According to Bear River Health at Walloon Lake, an alcohol and drug rehab center in Boyne Falls, MI, detoxification is identified by the mild to severe physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms. This process is the first step the majority of drug…

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    This paper will focuses on the phenomenon of addictions on people’s lives, although they may not always be able to spot it in themselves and others. The issue of addiction can be both physical and psychological. Physically addiction is when your body state and a person cannot discontinue the use of the substance, without damage to one’s health or physical condition. The concept of addiction was transferred to a psychological dependence on some materials or immaterial things. Addiction can be…

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    Physical dependence is a product of what researchers refer to as “neuroadaptation” which happens when the central nervous system neurons adapt to compensate for the continuous presence of a substance in the brain tissue. After a period of regular use, a person begins to experience cravings and these cravings can happen to any type of drug including opiates and caffeine. By contrast, the essence of addiction is a person having a craving for a certain type of drug or substance constantly.…

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