Essays Tagged: "heroin addiction"

how drugs in the music industry is making music popular for the wrong reasons

s youth, just add to the attractiveness of it all.In the last two or three years, drugs, especially heroin, have risen in use dramatically. Kurt Cobain was the most high-profile drug-related rock star ... urt Cobain was the most high-profile drug-related rock star since the 1970's and was still battling heroin addiction when he committed suicide in 1994. Along with him, his wife Courtney Love made it f ...

(9 pages) 158 0 3.6 Mar/1997

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

ALL ABOUT THE French singer-songwriter Renaud.

estates of suburban Paris. Since then, he has tackled a range of themes, from military service and heroin addiction to the destruction of the environment and capitalist imperialism in the Third World ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Drugs and Music - How drugs have taken a toll in our Music's History

s youth, just add to the attractiveness of it all.In the last two or three years, drugs, especially heroin, have risen in use dramatically. Kurt Cobain was the most high-profile drug-related rock star ... urt Cobain was the most high-profile drug-related rock star since the 1970's and was still battling heroin addiction when he committed suicide in 1994. Along with him, his wife Courtney Love made it f ...

(5 pages) 142 2 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Economic and Social Costs of Heroin Use and How it Affects Two Economies

that millions of individuals are easily drawn to a horrible lifestyle of drug addiction, especially heroin. It is estimated thatthere are approximately one million individuals in the United States who ... imated thatthere are approximately one million individuals in the United States who are addicted to heroin as well as one to two percent of the population in Australia. Unfortunately, people turn to t ...

(5 pages) 60 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Grunge

huge success with his band Nirvana, he became labeled as the hero of his generation. He developed a heroin addiction and in April of 1994 he died, a frustrated victim of his notoriety and a self-infli ... influenced by them after. The lead singer, Layne Staley, wrote intensely personal lyrics about his heroin addiction, especially in songs like "Junk head" and "Angry Chair". In 1998 the band went on a ...

(2 pages) 542 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Narcotics

velop tolerance.        There are many different narcotics, the most common being heroin. Heroin effects the body in many different ways. It is usually a white powder that looks si ... nstipated, nauseous, short of breath, dizzy, and sleepy. Addicts say that immediately after taking heroin, there is a "rush," followed by a few hours of calm, where people go to sleep, or stay in a h ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Why

PRESCRIBED HEROIN VS. METHADONE In one corner we have Prescribed Heroin and in the other corner we have Methado ... one corner we have Prescribed Heroin and in the other corner we have Methadone in the fight to end Heroin addiction. To predict a winner we will take a look at the effects of both and see which drug ... er we will take a look at the effects of both and see which drug makes the bigger impact on helping Heroin addicts end their addiction.Before we do that we must first know and understand what Heroin i ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Grunge

huge success with his band Nirvana, he became labeled as the hero of his generation. He developed a heroin addiction and in April of 1994 he died, a frustrated victim of his notoriety and a self-infli ... influenced by them after. The lead singer, Layne Staley, wrote intensely personal lyrics about his heroin addiction, especially in songs like "Junk head" and "Angry Chair". In 1998 the band went on a ...

(2 pages) 1000 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Fuckoff

huge success with his band Nirvana, he became labeled as the hero of his generation. He developed a heroin addiction and in April of 1994 he died, a frustrated victim of his notoriety and a self-infli ... influenced by them after. The lead singer, Layne Staley, wrote intensely personal lyrics about his heroin addiction, especially in songs like "Junk head" and "Angry Chair". In 1998 the band went on a ...

(2 pages) 761 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Herion

I. Reference- Logan, Dan. (2001). Article on Heroin. People Magazine Weekly, 83-87.II. Knowledge- I know that heroin addiction is a serious drug ... now that heroin addiction is a serious drug problem that some people have.Users who are addicted to heroin may have first started out using it as a muscle enhancer to help build up muscles. When peopl ... hey become very lazy and never feel like doing anything, not even going to school or a job at work. Heroin is a very addictive drug that can cause death if it is taken too much at one time. Heroin is ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The African American Experience

keep people sane as it was a way to communicate. In "Sonny's Blues," by James Baldwin, Sonny had a heroin addiction, but he kept sane through paying jazz. It was hard for his brother, the un-identifi ...

(6 pages) 105 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The War on Drugs

killing effect and which can also bring feelings of warmth and contentment. Some analgesics include heroin, morphine and opium.Types of drug abuse have manifested over the years into several different ... different classifications. Types of abuse include Alcoholism, Marijuana abuse, Nicotine addiction, Heroin addiction, Barbiturates use, Benzodiazepine abuse, Cocaine use, Opium alkaloid use, and Amphe ...

(12 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays