Essays Tagged: "Addictions"

Stone Temple Pilots

as followed by a second release PURPLE two years later which also was a big hit and with the Herion addictions aside, Stone Temple Pilots is one of the best bandson the planet- or any planet..Early la ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Personal opinion of the harm reduction model. A harm reduction approach

I entered into the Addictions 466 course with preconceived notions and beliefs pertaining to substance misuse and treat ... s course will provide me with the knowledge and answers I am seeking. I am aware of the plethora of addictions and ill behaviours that plague the population of our time, however, given that I am focus ... ruse. A variety of these preventative measures of alcohol misuse are provided in a Social Work with Addictions article. Written by Barber (1994), the article states, " Take smaller and slower mouthful ...

(6 pages) 129 0 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

An individual and how his development relates to the stages of adult development theorized by Erik Erikson and Daniel J. Levinson

The subject of this study, Alex, is a 32 year old single Caucasian male who works as an Addictions Counselor to adolescents and lives in a house he bought with his then-fiancee 5 years ago ...

(5 pages) 283 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

A speech made by Liz Murray to the Million Dollar Round Table Organization.

z Murray was born into a family of drug addicted parents, parents who loved her very much but their addictions were just too great to overcome. She was forced to leave home and basically grow up on th ...

(6 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Rick Bass's short story "Antlers".

asionally harsh environment, the story eludes to several themes such as relationships, human needs, addictions, fear, stereotypes, hypocrisy, and our perceptions of reality. Like an old, mysterious ho ... red ... I can't help it" (57).Fear is, without a doubt, a contributing factor in the development of addictions. Bass illustrates the paradox of our love-hate relationship with fear, in how he describe ...

(4 pages) 102 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alcohol should be illegal. It has been shown to cause many social and economic problems within local societies.

Drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and heroine are accepted as substances that cause addictions and other significant problems for society. Arguably, alcohol falls under this category. ... punishment for those misusing alcohol.People often lose their families and jobs because of alcohol addictions.Alcohol is a major factor in criminal justice. A recent American study produced the follo ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Computer Addiction.

Computer Addiction:How wide spread is the problem?Addictions can be healthy, unhealthy, or a mixture of both. If you are fascinated by a hobby, feel d ... it - this could be an outlet for learning, creativity, and self-expression. Even in some unhealthy addictions you can find these positive features embedded within (and thus maintaining) the problem. ... ese positive features embedded within (and thus maintaining) the problem. But in truly pathological addictions, the scale has tipped. The bad outweighs the good, resulting in serious disturbances in o ...

(7 pages) 231 1 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

An essay on addictions

with things that alter them both mentally and physically. It is just human nature. This is how many addictions occur, mainly drug and alcohol addiction.There is an array of different drugs, prescripti ...

(2 pages) 101 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Drinking Responsibly: Fact or Fiction? Highschool thoughts.

er or whether you're OK to drive. Alcohol is addictive. The problem with alcohol, compared to other addictions, is that you can be hooked without knowing it, because you're always drunk. It is much ea ...

(2 pages) 29 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This is an essay being "Against the Legalization of Drugs"

tastrophe. Legalizing drugs would definitely increase the usage of drugs, which in turn would cause addictions. Since it is very easy to obtain drugs, people will be more inclined to buy drugs and try ...

(5 pages) 114 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A whole report on gang life and how it affects people

start doing (Wilson17). When someone smokes marijuana it attracts them to use other drugs and these addictions need gang support (Lang24). Addictions attract young kids to this lifestyle to keep thems ...

(5 pages) 81 3 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Pathological Gambling (Compulsive Gambling), a medical disorder.

hat targets a significant number of people and is the result of gambling addiction. Like many other addictions, gambling is one that can lead to a medical disorder known as compulsive gambling or medi ...

(3 pages) 121 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders


consequences. A person who is addicted is sometimes called an addict. But they are varying forms of addictions which the medical community now carefully distinguishes between physical dependence and p ... now carefully distinguishes between physical dependence and psychological addiction. Psychological addictions are a dependency of the mind, and lead to psychological withdrawal symptoms. Psychologica ...

(9 pages) 223 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Blow it Out" -- A compare and contrast essay of athletes and druggies

the same options. Much can be learned about a person by looking at their tendencies or, better yet, addictions. In the competitive world of today, stress levels sky rocket. One's well being oft ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

What is Behavioral Addiction?

iction is a demanding urge to use a substance or to do an activity, regardless of its consequences. Addictions to drugs and alcohol are by far the most common and most researched compulsions; however, ... of one's family. A workaholic would burn the midnight oil at the office to achieve his own success. Addictions of behavior are less often seen as problems by our society than addictions to drugs and a ...

(5 pages) 78 1 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Dangers of Smoking.

Would you risk your life for one of your addictions? Even though we know more about the dangers of smoking, it sill haunts society. Not only ... des each year. ("Quitting the Filthy Habit" page 4).Would you risk your life for one of your stupid addictions? Know you now reasons not to smoke and what it could cause. For example high risk of canc ...

(6 pages) 123 1 4.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Who is more addicted to drugs, college females or males?

females or male? This is a very interesting topic because there are a lot of college students with addictions to drugs, and it will be interesting to find out which gender is more addicted and what k ... s more addicted and what kind of drugs they are addicted to. This is a serious matter because these addictions could jeopardize their future. The users may commit crimes, go to jail, or they might com ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gambling with today's youth

Today, there are so many addictions that children and students can get involved in. Alcohol and drugs may be the most well kn ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters


As the Wikipedia encyclopedia may describe addictions as a chronic disorder proposed to be precipitated by a combination of genetic, biological ... y as an increasing concern that is affecting the majority of the Canadian population. Whether it be addictions ranging from substance abuse to chronic internet use, it's posed as a serious concern to ... l cost of substance abuse was $40 Billion, based on the 2002 census.There are currently seven major addictions that have been classified as harmful. These addictions consist of drug/alcohol, internet, ...

(3 pages) 83 0 1.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


as never been proved to be it. He tries to support his point by stating general differences between addictions and diseases and defending other authors' statements. He says that if addiction is accept ...

(3 pages) 76 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology