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Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is similar to morphine. As an opioid, fentanyl is used for pain relief, and it is extremely effective at pain relief. It is a far more powerful drug than...

Latest answer posted March 18, 2020, 4:18 pm (UTC)

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Many physiological factors and conditions affect the way that drugs can affect a person's body. First, dosages are calibrated in terms of body weight; a normal dose of aspirin for an adult might...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2012, 4:36 pm (UTC)

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The most important part of writing any essay is the research; there is a great deal of information on drug and alcohol abuse around the world, and doing a search for the terms "drug and alcohol...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2012, 5:16 pm (UTC)

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Cocaine use can lead to a number of short-term symptoms, including rapid heart rate, increased energy and sense of alertness, and even massive heart attacks. It affects the brain, and elicits some...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2012, 6:03 am (UTC)

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The illicit uses of anti- anxiety drugs both stem from a basic anxiety and simultaneously exist outside of it. Anti- anxiety drugs are drugs that significantly slow down the effects of the nervous...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2012, 9:10 am (UTC)

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The bio-psychosocial or BPS approach to treatment of drug abuse is often defined in opposition to reductionist models. Reductionist models tend to assume a single cause for medical conditions and...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2012, 1:21 pm (UTC)

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In many respects, the illicit use of barbiturates started off as simple misuse of the drug. The drug was used for its "slowing" effect it had on the nervous system. It was used as a coping...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2012, 8:33 am (UTC)

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The basic requirements for dispensing all controlled drugs, irrespective of schedule, are largely the same, with restrictions growing tighter as one moves up the ladder of controlled substances....

Latest answer posted October 6, 2013, 2:32 am (UTC)

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Tolerance relating to drug abuse is the phenomenon where a drug user's body develops an "immunity" to the effects of the drug. In essence, as a drug user continues to use a drug it takes more and...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2012, 6:41 pm (UTC)

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I do not think it is right to spend so much time and money on arresting drug users. The focus should be on dealers. Also, we should find a way to eliminate demand. We can legalize some drugs...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2012, 2:32 am (UTC)

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Cocaine is a drug that is introduced into the body by smoking or snorting or by direct injection into the blood stream. The chemicals present in cocaine travel at a very fast rate and enter the...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2012, 7:04 am (UTC)

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Amphetamines are strong stimulants, and as such, their effects are to speed up the heart rate, raise blood pressure, and to raise alertness levels, among other characteristics. In the short term,...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2012, 6:11 am (UTC)

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The extent of drug prevention and addiction workplace programs varies greatly from industry to industry. Industries with higher than average safety concerns - such as the airline industry and the...

Latest answer posted July 28, 2012, 7:30 pm (UTC)

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On balance, one could conclude that drug courts are successful in providing a viable alternative to treating drug addicts and in reducing the problem of overcrowding of America’s prisons, although...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2013, 4:19 pm (UTC)

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For schizophrenics, the advent of psychotropic drugs has allowed them to live much more independently than in the past, IF they take their medication. Symptoms like hallucinations, delusions,...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2012, 1:30 pm (UTC)

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This is a very good question and one that is very important. Here are a few points that are important to consider. First, you need to treat each person as an individual. In other words, each case...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2012, 1:55 pm (UTC)

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The concept of the Barbiturate is a drug that slows down the nervous system. Barbiturates were prescribed as a way for people to relax, get sleep, or even cope with being through its side effects...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2012, 8:18 am (UTC)

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Drug abuse and drug addiction are often used interchangeably; however, they are not the same thing. They are closely related to one another, and they do often exist on the same continuum. Drug...

Latest answer posted July 24, 2018, 5:12 pm (UTC)

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Simply put, drugs affect how neurons in the brain process, send, and receive signals. They disrupt the normal functions of the brain's activity. Drugs increase or decrease the number of...

Latest answer posted April 18, 2020, 6:24 pm (UTC)

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