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Hydrocodone Abuse

of Schedule III and, thereby, removes many of the usage restrictions. "Vicodin, Lortab--and more than 200 other products that con...

Substance Use and Abuse

The Healthy People 2020 project reported that substance abuse in the United States has decreased but there are still more than 20 ...

Juveniles and Drug Abuse

similarly aged teens represent the onset of adulthood in that they help to establish a pattern self-esteem and self-perception tha...

Drugs and Alcohol as 'Gateway Drugs'

The way in which using alcohol and drugs like marijuana serve as a gateway to harder drug use and abuse is the focus of this 5 pag...

Hydrocodone: An Overview

2004). Schedule II drugs, in comparison are not allowed to be refilled and: "are...

Substance use in the Boroughs

Drug abuse, regardless of the type of drug, has a very negative effect on the body and brain of the user and abuser. Chemicals fro...

Drug Problems as a Social Construct

life-threatening..." (Merta, 2001, p.1). In Time magazine, Lopez (1999) reports on one police officers journey through the drug c...

Clozapine Compared To Effects of Other Pharmaceuticals

Willwerth, 1992). Anxiety and depression are common (Wallis and Willwerth, 1992). Approximately eighty percent of individuals tr...

Drug Therapy-Statins

bodies to produce an excessive amount of cholesterol (Statins safe, 2004). Left untreated, this condition is associated with havin...

Developing a Marketing Plan for Viagra

to influencers Pfizer may appeal to men who would not otherwise come forward. It is undertaken in a tasteful manner, in line with ...

Steroid Abuse in Major League Baseball

2007, p. 128). After all, if 23 New York Mets players have either taken in the past or are currently taking performance-enhancing...

Substance Abuse and Society

to hire a lawyer. This is true even when police use illegal tactics to secure an arrest. Certainly, there are tax implications an...

Case Study on Workplace Drug Abuse

even though the clinic has endured periods of stress. Still, the counselors and other employees lean on each other whenever the cl...

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Anesthesiologistsm and Drug Abuse

to are not likely to be illicit drugs but rather the same prescribed drugs with which they treat their patients (Texas Medical Ass...

Prisons and Drug Abuse

In five pages a literature review is presented regarding drug abuse in prisons with linkage between the abuse of substances and re...

Overview of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

In nine pages this paper examines the use and abuse of drugs in America in this consideration of the role of the federal governmen...

Criminal Justice System and Organized Crime

international scope quite considerably since the spread of Internet communication. In addition, international travel has itself gr...

Treatment for Substance Abuse and HIV

In five pages this quantitative research proposal regarding HIV and substance abuse treatment relies upon the statement variable '...

Ssubstance Abuse

Drug addiction and substance abuse are very complex conditions. The more prolonged they are, the more damage they do to the brain’...

SUD as Chronic Disease plus Overweight Kids

This essay proposes to categorize substance abuse as a chronic disease. The National Institute on Drug Abuse affirms this opinion ...

Drug Use and Psychosocial Motivations

In ten pages this paper discusses the psychosocial motivations people have for using and abusing drugs. Six sources are cited in ...

LSD's History

touted as the proverbial magic bullet. It was proscribed for everything from migraines to schizophrenia. The LSD craze, however, g...

Arguing in Favor of Reallocating Funds for Programs Involving Drug Abuse and Alcohol Treatment

would be incurred if we were to rehabilitate drug and alcohol users rather than put them in the penitentiary. The view...

The Nursing Issue of Drug and Alcohol Abuse among Nurses

results from alcohol or drug misuse and which interferes with professional judgment and the delivery of safe, high quality care" (...

Trends and Statistics on Drug Use

and recent mothers determined that, in general, the rate of alcohol consumption for women, aged 15 to 44, was lower among pregnant...

The War on Drugs in America and Whether or Not a Problem Truly Exists

while drugs are regarded today as a social problem that encompasses both objectivist and functionalist perspectives, it was not al...

Risperidone / Risperdal

2005; Risperdal Side Effects, n.d.). The very long list includes gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting and a digestion ...

Should New Drugs Be Labelled As ‘New’ To Indicate A Higher Risk Than Established Dugs?

funds used to ensure drug safety focused in the approval of new drugs. After a drug is approved there are few quality reports unde...

Air Force and the Drug Ecstasy

coupled with physical exertion, something that has been responsible for a number of deaths (1997). Long term effects of this dru...