Essays Tagged: "drug and alcohol"

Ted Bundy From the Beginning of Taking Life Until the End of His

appear to be similar in all killers. These behaviors include cruelty to animals, bedwetting, lying, drug and alcohol abuse, and a history of violence. According to Robert Ressler et al.,   ...

(9 pages) 319 4 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Domestic Violence

xplore the reasons for the behavior, and address these issues, we will win our battle with violence.Drug and alcohol abuse in this country has always been around, but recently numbers are hitting all ... country has always been around, but recently numbers are hitting all time highs. From 1992 to 1995, drug use among teenagers almost doubled. Drugs and alcohol are both mind altering agents which cause ...

(3 pages) 280 1 4.7 Mar/1993

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Effect of Drugs and Alcohol on Teenagers

tal- from the inner city to the suburbs to small towns, the world of the adolescent is permeated by drugs. When 'a little harmless experimentation' becomes addiction, parents, teachers, and clinicians ... r adolescents that our parents never had to face. Pre-marital sex and pregnancy, alcohol abuse, and drug addiction have always been around but they have never been more available to adolescents than t ...

(5 pages) 534 0 3.6 Nov/1996

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

Child abuse

withdrawn behavior; fear of entering into new relationships or activities, School failure, Serious drug and alcohol abuse.The child and adolescent psychiatrist is able to treat the 'whole child'--med ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Biography of a Serial Killer - Ted Bundy

appear to be similar in all killers. These behaviors include cruelty to animals, bedwetting, lying, drug and alcohol abuse, and a history of violence. According to Robert Ressler et al., "serial homic ...

(9 pages) 260 4 4.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Welfare and Drug Testing

People applying for welfare benefits should be drug tested Good paper on a difficult subjectA current issue that is going on today is welfare recip ... on today is welfare recipients that are drug abusers. Welfare is supposed to meet the basic needs. Drugs seem far from one of the basic human needs to me. If the recipient gets all the benefits from ... nd sell their food stamps for their fix rather than go to the store and get their family some food. Drugs also go hand and hand with family problems, violence, and crime. It is estimated that between ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

This essay discusses the influence and pressure that rap and hip-hop music bring upon the African-American youth.

pression it can make on them.When a young black male is presented, some people might think of lazy, drug and alcohol users, own weapons, and people that talk in the "Ebonics" language. Also you may th ... ays "black music" most people would probably think of rap. Rap songs usually talk about womanizing, drug and alcohol use, and killing people that they don't like. The four songs that I will be using t ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The criminal, a choice or a curse?

ly moving around, because they couldn't pay the rent, which resulted in eviction. A lot of the time drug and or alcohol abuse contributes to the financial problems. Drug and Alcohol abuse is passed do ... homeless woman that has three children from three different fathers and is on welfare with a slight drug problem goes gambling with a friend, this friend gives her some money to gamble with, and she w ...

(3 pages) 83 2 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"The Osbournes": America's Ideal Family?

3). "The Osbournes" brings about completely different ideas of a family--tempers, spoiled children, drug and alcohol abuse, personality clashes, and teen angst-- which are unlike any sitcom in the pas ... that Kelly and Jack's parents have taken has resulted in detrimental effects, in the form of Jack's drug and alcohol abuse and in the constant profanity used throughout the taping of the show.Leading ...

(5 pages) 161 5 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Loving and Nurturing Parents Create Healthy Children (an expository essay)

their relationships with family, friends, co-workers, etc. may be extremely difficult to maintain. Drug and alcohol abuse can permanently damage a child's ability to relate to people on an emotional ... A child that has been emotionally or mentally abused is most likely to end up in jail or hooked on drugs.There are many steps parents must take to ensure a positive relationship with their child. Chi ...

(5 pages) 153 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

An essay on addictions

ily to some individuals than others. Not only is it the addictive power of the substance, may it be drugs, alcohol, or even caffeine, but it is also depends on the individual and the individual's envi ... em 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, prescription and non-prescription. ...

(2 pages) 101 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Educational Issues: Religion, Segregation, etc...

fying the nation. While now, in the twentieth century, education seems to have become the answer to drug and alcohol abuse, STD's, the reduction of traffic accidents, improved health and increased wea ... and society's needs, (the unification of the nation, reduction of traffic accidents, the answer to drug and alcohol abuse, STD's, improved health and increased wealth of the community, and the elimin ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Do Children Need fathers in their life?

h little or no contact with their fathers are more likely to drop out of school, become involved in drug and alcohol abuse. Girls are more likely to become pregnant as teens. Boys are more likely to b ...

(3 pages) 113 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Drug and Alcohol Testing: Do employers have the right to submit employees to drug and alcohol testing? Do these tests enfringe on the rights of employees?

Employee drug and alcohol abuse costs American employers billions of dollars in decreased productivity, incre ... premiums. Employers may be liable for the negligence of an employee that is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and may be held liable for negligently hiring an employee with a history of abusin ... liable for negligently hiring an employee with a history of abusing drugs or alcohol. Furthermore, drug and alcohol abuse is also blamed for high employee absentee rates. All of these factors give em ...

(5 pages) 489 4 4.4 Feb/2004

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

Unseen Addiction/An Essay about The psychological and physical addiction to Food.

the physical for obvious reasons, although they are just as dangerous.Food addiction is similar to drug and alcohol addiction. It produces cravings that, gradually, become unbearable. The addict's bo ... nt aspects of life: health, happiness, and the will to go on. It takes over one's life not like any drug could do. Unlike drugs though, the pleasure only lasts as long as the body is still taking in f ...

(2 pages) 55 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Juvenile Crime

d and it's participants becoming younger. Gun violence has spread from urban centers into Suburbia. Drug and alcohol use among adolescents has reached epic proportions. The average age for a juvenile ... often come from a troubled family with no parental supervision. They get involved with alcohol and drugs because they often have a lack of activities to do to keep them out of trouble. Lack of educat ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Dare

Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) is a popular and widely used anti-drug program in m ... nes. Scientifically sound studies have failed to find any short or long-term effects of D.A.R.E. on drug use.Out of thirty-one schools, twenty-three were randomly assigned to receive D.A.R.E. in the s ... re randomly assigned to receive D.A.R.E. in the sixth grade while the other eight received whatever drug education was provided in their classes. Participants were assessed yearly through the 10th gra ...

(3 pages) 39 1 4.5 Jun/2004

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

Can They Really Ask For Your Urine?

There is a great debate about whether or not companies should be allowed to test its employees for drugs. Individuals using the utilitarian form of ethics would likely feel that arbitrarily testing e ... ees is a direct violation of an employee's right to privacy. Unless an employee is showing signs of drug and alcohol abuse, employers do not have the right to violate an employee's privacy. On the oth ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Under what conditions should a company be allowed to test its employees for drugs.

The problem of drug abuse in the United States has been a dilemma of repeatedly rising proportions. The crisis is o ... it does for law enforcement, health and welfare agencies charged with the liability for controlling drug abuse. As indicated by a study done for the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), three ... er for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), three of four firms with 100 employees or more may have a drug or alcohol abuse problem. Since these drug and alcohol abuses among employees are affecting som ...

(4 pages) 110 1 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business ethics

es several activities, which includes tax evasion, racial discrimination, insider trading, employee drug and alcohol abuse, and many more. Business ethics has a huge impact on the survival of many org ...

(9 pages) 245 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers