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  • High School Stimulants Essay

    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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  • Desoxyn (Methamphitamine) Classification: CNS Stimulant

    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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  • Ethical Issues With Adhd In Children

    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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  • Adderall Case Study Psychology

    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 Argumentative Essay

    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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  • Strathma Case Studies

    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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  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Essay

    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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  • Adhd Pros And Cons

    anyone. Some of the symptoms that children and adolescents display when having ADHD is having a hard time to focus on one thing, being very active, and sometimes making decisions without thinking. There are two types of medication which can either be a stimulant or non-stimulant. Some believe that taking the medication can help children and adolescents center on one activity, create a higher self-esteem, and the medication works immediately. On the other hand, others believe that instead…

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  • Story Of A Prescription Drug Addict

    For Opioid Painkillers a person can have constipation, nausea, feeling high (euphoria), have a slowed breathing rate, be drowsy, confused, have poor coordination and increased pain with higher doses. (CNS) Depressants and Anti- Anxiety Medications can cause drowsiness, confusion, unsteady walking, slurred speech, poor concentrations, dizziness, problems with memory, and slowed breathing. Stimulants can reduce appetite, cause agitation, high body temperature, Insomnia, High Blood Pressure,…

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  • What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder?

    Stimulant medications are commonly used to treat symptoms of ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic condition, which requires ongoing treatment. Stimulant medications can be extremely effective in managing the symptoms of ADHD. Although, the most common complaint made by families of children with ADHD are the many possible side effects associated with stimulate and non-stimulant medications. Slater has stated the most common side effects are reduced appetite, weight loss,…

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