Essays Tagged: "drug and alcohol abuse"

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

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withdrawn behavior; fear of entering into new relationships or activities, School failure, Serious drug and alcohol abuse.The child and adolescent psychiatrist is able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

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

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

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

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

Employee Privacy Rights in the Workplace.

Drug testing in the workplace is a violation of employee privacy rights. Drug testing in the workpla ... mployer from employees that had attendance, tardiness, theft and accidents assumed to be related to drug and alcohol abuse. To protect an employee's right to privacy an employer should seek out altern ... an employee's right to privacy an employer should seek out alternatives to detecting and preventing drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace other than drug testing. Drug testing has often been found t ...

(6 pages) 355 0 4.1 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Stress and health.

ress, anxiety and depression, with a resulting decrease in the quality of life, sleep disturbances, drug and alcohol abuse and poor productivity. Acute stress may suppress immune function, leading to ... immune system can be conditioned to suppression by the taste of sweetened water (CS) which contains drug (UCS). Consequently, scientists think that immune system could also be conditioned backwards- t ...

(7 pages) 253 1 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Correction Programs

te to youthful criminal behavior, including: poverty; inadequate education; psychological problems; drug and alcohol abuse; boredom; and lack of more appropriate peers and role models.Juvenile facilit ... le slip into illegal activities easily as older children, acting as runners for illegal gambling or drug sales. They may be convinced by older youth to shoplift under their guidance because a youth's ...

(7 pages) 141 1 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Child Abuse

ndwithdrawn behavior; fear of entering into new relationships or activities,School failure, Serious drug and alcohol abuse. The child and adolescentpsychiatrist is able to treat the "whole child"-medi ...

(2 pages) 28 1 3.0 Apr/2006

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

Abuse of Illegal Drugs and Alcohol Intake During Pregnancy and it's Effects on Babies

The abuse of drugs and alcohol during pregnancy causes much alarm to society. A lot of crimes, violence, and ment ... rchers have tried to work hand in hand to study and expose the ill effects of pre-natal exposure to drugs. More are concerned with the physical and psychological effects of drugs and alcohol on childr ... nto several parts: (1) background of the study; (2) the effects of pre-natal exposure to prohibited drugs; (3) effects of too much alcohol intake; and (4) other factors that may prevent or intensify t ...

(10 pages) 203 2 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Why do they commit suicide?

The public is constantly reminded of Vietnamese students' problems like drug and alcohol abuse and unsafe sex on college campuses but is rarely warned of their recent suici ... er successfully passing the entrance exam to universities got involved in some social evils such as drug addiction, gambling and so on. Consequently, when running out of money and being pursued by deb ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Rite of Passage

taught to keep their sexual development private.In the adolescent stage there is a higher chance of drug and alcohol abuse as well as disorders with mental health. Schizophrenia, anorexia, bulimia, an ... y active at a young age are also more likely to drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes and experiment with drugs.The media has had profound effects on teenage boys and girls. Girls are increasingly portrayed ...

(6 pages) 99 0 4.9 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology