Essays Tagged: "sleeping pills"

Why kids abuse ritalin.

tates for decades. There have been many documented cases of individuals who have become addicted to sleeping pills, painkillers, or other medications to which they were prescribed. A huge example of t ...

(8 pages) 122 0 4.3 Apr/2003

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

"Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho and the song "Both Sides, Now" by Joni Mitchell relate to the theme "Chaging Perspectives"?

a miracle" and falling passionately in love.This shift happens when she tries to kill herself with sleeping pills, but wakes up in a mental hospital to the news that she although she is alive, her he ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Mercy-Killing.

er son to kill her. Three days previously, she had tried to commit suicide by taking an overdose of sleeping pills. Both her husband and the doctors witnessed to the fact that she was in deep pain at ...

(34 pages) 226 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Sylvia Plath-a short biography on her life.

t "guest editor'' at Mademoiselle Magazine, Plath nearly succeeded in killing herself by swallowing sleeping pills. She later described this experience in an autobiographical novel, The Bell Jar, publ ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Troubled Life of Judy Garland.

o control her appetite and weight. She was worked so hard that she became too exhilarated to sleep. Sleeping pills helped her get as much sleep as possible for the next day of hard work. In order to w ...

(3 pages) 65 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

"Dead Ringers" directed by David Cronenberg. Plot summary and psychonanalysis.

ially evident when Claire an actress enters the film. Claire works as an actress and is addicted to sleeping pills and amphetamines. Beverly and Elliot both share Claire without her knowledge. Beverly ... and Elliot have been deceiving her. Once Clair leaves, Beverly is devastated and begins to take the sleeping pills and amphetamines that Claire has left behind. Elliot tries to cure Beverly of his add ...

(2 pages) 74 3 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Benzodiazepines: "Downers".

I.Initially, Benzodiazepines, such as sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs, were rather easy to get. Doctors often prescribed Benzodiazep ...

(2 pages) 21 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Farhenheit 451: Journal

Everyone thinks they are happy and content. If this were true why would Mildred try to overdose on sleeping pills? See is described as half-alive and doesn't really care if see lives or not. Her only ...

(2 pages) 256 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Its not over till its over

best friend Jenna comes over not only to comfort her, but also to murder her. She discreetly slips sleeping pills into Molly's wine to make it look like suicide. Molly continues to drown all her sorr ...

(1 pages) 482 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Fahrenheit51 4

ying watching television. Though Mildred would never admit it, she was unhappy also. She also takes sleeping pills, and Montag notices she took an overdose.It seems as though Millie always ignores Mon ...

(3 pages) 351 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fahrenheit51 4 7

ying watching television. Though Mildred would never admit it, she was unhappy also. She also takes sleeping pills, and Montag notices she took an overdose.It seems as though Millie always ignores Mon ...

(3 pages) 323 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Go Ask Alice

drugs. I have observed many "highs" and also "lows" from her drug abuse. She misuses drugs such as sleeping pills. Ritchie also gives her "stuff" to use at home. Another example is at Shelia's in San ...

(1 pages) 639 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Physician assisted suicide should be legalized

such as supplying information or means of committing suicide like a prescription for lethal dose of sleeping pills, or a supply of carbon monoxide gas to patients, so that patients can easily end thei ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

About Fahrenheit 451

t. After meeting Clarisse, he returns home to find his wife Mildred asleep, with an empty bottle of sleeping pills next to her bed. He calls for medical help, and two technicians come and proceed to s ... tate of happiness, but is inwardly miserable. Mildred even tries to commit suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills. I think she is used symbolically as the opposite of Clarisse McClellan.Clarisse McCl ...

(5 pages) 507 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fahrenheit 451

r comprehension. The book shows Mildred’s impaired judgment when she takes in a full bottle of sleeping pills. Although she was not committing suicide, Mildred did not even notice. Usually one fe ...

(5 pages) 975 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How to Make College More Affordable

translate into fewer surgeries, including hysterectomies, and fewer medications, including aspirin, sleeping pills, tranquilizers, antacids, pain-killers, blood pressure medications, laxatives, and in ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues