Essays Tagged: "stimulants"

Stimulants and Their Effects

Stimulants and Their Effects: Should These Drugs Be Prescribed for ADHD Children?In this day and age ... n are diagnosed with this syndrome (Taylor 11). One of the methods to treat this disorder is to use stimulants, specifically Ritalin. This method is controversial because it has many side effects and ... d tests or evident genetic tests to confirm this syndrome.The most common way to treat ADHD is with stimulants or anti-depressants. 'These medications stimulate the child's 'brake pedal' whereas witho ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.3 Oct/1996

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

Robert Boyle

ug experimentation. In the United States the drug culturehad become so widespread that steroids and stimulants were known to every highschool coach. The use of drug was believed by athletes to enhance ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Art- always beautiful? Critical writing.

r the world.A great number of these "artists" often create under the influence of illegal addictive stimulants. Sometimes Afro-American artists push the envelope a little farther than that and smoke " ...

(2 pages) 104 3 2.8 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Criminal Justice Reform / Speech Paper with Outline and all Supplements. The need for extreme criminal justice reform in California

t- Discuss the history and modifications of Reform Laws in CaliforniaIII. Main Problems and Concern Stimulants- Point out real life statistics and point out incidentsIV. Conclusion- Point out the need ...

(11 pages) 477 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Sports Science

make winning much easier for the person who takes them. Here is a list and description on each one.Stimulants: Stimulates speed up the nervous system increasing a person's alertness and increasing re ...

(1 pages) 70 1 2.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

'Breaking Down Growth' (hypotonics)

es. If this experiment is successful, than we should be able to tell which fertilizers/ nutrients/ stimulants to add to plants to speed up growth. Materials: The materials that I will be using (at ... imulant right away. Then I will let that half batch sit. I will do this a few times with different stimulants to see which one works the best and at which rate. The bean plants will not be planted ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

effected by it by many experts. After ADHD is revealed there are many treatments people could use. Stimulants are one form of treatment many people use. These stimulants include Ritalin, Dexedrine, a ... le use. These stimulants include Ritalin, Dexedrine, and cylert. The most researched out of all the stimulants is Ritalin, and they're many benefits to using it. Ritalin will increase the brain's abil ...

(5 pages) 111 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Illegal Drug Use Contributes to an Increase in Crime and Violence.

se of illegal substances is an issue of growing concern worldwide. Not only are these narcotics and stimulants illegal, but also they cause detrimental effects on the user, as well as society as a who ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Oct/2003

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

Amphetamines

Amphetamines are part of a class of drugs called stimulants that affect the central nervous system. It is also known as 1-methyl-2-phenethylamine, 1- ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Drugs in Sports

and party and drink and smoke and get into other activities that will harm their minds and bodies."Stimulants" are drugs that stimulate the central nervous system and produce an increase in alertness ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

HUGS not DRUGS an essay about types of drug use and abuse

ears.In the history of mankind there have always been drugs. They fall into four primary categories stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, and analgesics. Stimulants are drugs that act on the central ... ome harder to identify. People are becoming addicted to painkillers along with other pharmaceutical stimulants and depressants. Kids are stealing pharmaceutical painkilling drugs like oxicontin and us ...

(2 pages) 109 7 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Three Kinds of Dependency, describes social, physical and mental dependency

ar in its level of complexity.The most elementary kind of dependency is the dependency on drugs and stimulants. Addition is known as the more severe form of physical dependency and can be achieved wit ... , their levels of complexity are also distinct. Perhaps the most simplistic kind is the addition on stimulants. Drug users continue their abuse despite the adverse effects on their lives. This is the ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Poe's Burial Motifs.

h sympathetic heart trouble as well as brain congestion. He also noted Poe's inability to withstand stimulants such as drugs and alcohol (Phillips 1508). These factors may have motivated him to write ...

(10 pages) 29 1 1.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

ADHD - Too Many Drugs

entof children are diagnosed with this syndrome. One of the methods to treat this disorder isto use stimulants, specifically Ritalin. This method is controversial because it has manyside effects and i ...

(1 pages) 54 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Illicit drugs use has to begun to undergo a process of normalization in Britain: Assess the argument for and against this thesis?

cannabis be re-scheduled as class C drug. This category also includes tranquillizers and some mild stimulants. Maximum penalties are highest for class A and lowest for class C.Drug users comes from h ...

(10 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2007

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

Drug Profile Chart

Address the four categories of depressants, stimulants, narcotics, and hallucinogens. For each category, identify specific substances within it, ... and withdrawal symptoms)TREATMENT POSSIBILITIES(inpatient/outpatient, homeopathic/allopathic, etc.)STIMULANTS:CocaineCrack,Dust,Flake,Freebase,Lady,Nose Candy,Powder,Rock,Rails,Snow,Snowbirds,Toot,Wh ...

(6 pages) 177 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Crime And Punishment In America

y harder, and the people who didn't want to put in the extra effort, experiment with other drugs or stimulants such as opium, cocaine, and marijuana. Organized crime also began once prohibition was en ...

(4 pages) 52 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Insomnia

insomnia is abnormal sleeping or not being able to sleep (1). This could be caused from illness or stimulants (Columbia Encyclopedia 1). Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER) sta ... insomnia is abnormal sleeping or not being able to sleep (1). This could be caused from illness or stimulants (Columbia Encyclopedia 1). Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER) sta ...

(18 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Drugs

uch as marijuana, pot, weed, and grass. Cannabis has some of the same psychological effects of many stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens (Getchell, Pippin, Vernes 5). Codeine is prescribe ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

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

Heart Palpitations

nder a lot of stress the heart begins to work harder and pump faster. Exercising, illness, anxiety, stimulants, and some medical conditions are generally the cause of most palpitations. Any substance ... ith the patient, if they improve or worsen during certain activities, and whether there is a use of stimulants are the main questions asked. The performance of physical examinations can rule out cardi ...

(2 pages) 956 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers