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    The specific type of person that I feel are connected to stimulants are adolescents that are around the age of 16-18 years old. These are high school students who attends raves, clubs, or concerts quite often. Night life events has the highest probability of drug use because it stimulates your body and mind much quicker. Adolescents who see their friends being entertained by drugs are more likely to be influenced of drug use. For example, with an adolescent mindset they can say, “My friends have been doing this for a long time and nothing is happening to them; therefore, it is safe for me to use it.” For this reason, people will use these drugs for a reason to have fun and “fit in” with the group. Also, schools might not have provided a thorough…

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    Stimulant Addiction in California Stimulant drugs are a group of substances that include prescription ADHD medications like Adderall and Ritalin, methamphetamine, and cocaine. Depending on the nature of the drug, these substances can be taken orally, injected, smoked, or snorted. In the short term, stimulants cause dopamine to be released, which results in increased energy and attention. However, the long-term effects of stimulant drugs are dangerous and can cause brain changes and organ…

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    Desoxyn (Methamphitamine ) Classification: CNS Stimulant/Anorexiant/ Sympathomimetic MW: 149.237 g/mol pKa: 9.87 (at 25 °C) Chemical Formula: C10H15N IUPAC Name: (2S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine Description Methamphetamine comes under category of amphetamine type stimulants. Methamphetamine is an Amphetamine Anorectic and Central Nervous System Stimulant. Other than clinical usage as an oral form or Intravenous form, methamphetamine has been highly abused as street drugs by…

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    They’re two ethical ways of how to treat a child with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. One way you suppress the disorder, also known as controlling a child with stimulants. Another way is to completely help the child overcome the disorder by curing it mentally. In order to improve the future generation, it is important to completely cure the disorder rather than suppress the disorder with medication such as Adderall and allow the child to live with it until adulthood.…

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    The two main parts of the article were symptoms/diagnosis and treatment. It was good for the author of the article to talk about those parts because they are some of the most debated aspects of the “disorder”. The diagnosis stage is often criticized for being simple. Therefore, the author of this article emphasized the idea that the diagnosis stage is very complex and thorough. The author mentioned that there are specialists, diagnostic criterias, and interviews. It was also evident that the…

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    students will want to use this drug as a way to do their work for them mentally. Adderall is as bad as drinking alcohol for an escape when emotionally unstable because the human body will start to depend and ask for Adderall when a stressful stimulant is encountered. Since the students who use the stimulant do not have ADHD the “misuse of [Adderall] over time can result in severe psychological or physical dependence.” (Chalk Talks- Adderall Abuse: Regulating the Academic Steroid) Even if the…

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    Ritalin works to enable individuals with ADHD to concentrate, improve memory, be better organized, and make better decisions (Moore 73). Ritalin’s classification is a central nervous system stimulant (Methylphenidate 1). Ritalin works by increasing dopamine levels in the brain. The beneficial effect is achieved by slow and steady increase of medication in the way that dopamine is naturally produced in the brain (Drug Facts 2). Findings in neuroscience supports the dispute for prescription drugs…

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    Sudden death has been reported in adults and children taking CNS stimulant treatment. Additionally, stroke, myocardial infarction, chest pain, syncope, arrhythmias and other symptoms have been reported in adults under treatment. A careful assessment of the cardiovascular status should be done in patients being considered for treatment. This includes family history, physical exam and further cardiac evaluation (EKG and echocardiogram). Patients who develop symptoms should have a detailed cardiac…

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    Adderall is a prescription stimulant for the central nerve system used to treat children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD is an increasing condition that's characterized by impulsive behavior, inattention, and hyperactivity (Marks, 2016). Despite that Adderall is an over the counter prescription drug intentionally used to treat those with ADHD, the number of students misusing and abusing it, is rapidly and dangerously increasing over the years. There are…

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    When these approaches fail to produce the wanted outcomes, parents tend to consider the treatment option of stimulants. Research done by Waschbush and Pelham suggests that the use of stimulants in children is starting to become increasingly common, which prevents a relationship between teachers and parents because some believe that stimulants are a sufficient enough approach. They also suggest they stimulants are usually the first and only treatment option (Waschbush & Pelham, 2004). This shows…

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