Essays Tagged: "Substance abuse"

Inner-city substance abuse

Substance abuse is an ever increasing epidemic facing America'sinner-city minorities. There are seve ... ill verypopular in the lower and upper classes 5. There are some very distinctivedifferences in the substance abuse seen in the less fortunate classes and theabuse in the middle and upper classes. The ... 'svictims a ten second high by denying the brain oxygen 19. To get an accurate perceptive of substance abuse in an inner cityenvironment, I conducted an interview with T.J, an 18 year old black ...

(19 pages) 195 2 4.1 Mar/1997

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

Juvenile Crime

ct his personality. While they grow, teens now have to filter images of mass-media violence, range, substance abuse and sexuality. This generation of teens has seen and heard it all, but they have not ...

(2 pages) 133 2 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Teens and Ciggerette Smoking

onal Institute on Drug Abuse both because ofthe public health problems associated with this form of substance abuse and because thisbehavior represents a prototypic dependence process. In the past few ... strategies as well as enhance ourunderstanding of dependence associated with cigarette smoking and substance abuse.MethodDesignQuestions will be of nominal and rating format (attached), Non responden ...

(6 pages) 433 2 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Lesbian Health

easons. Although studies in lesbian populations are limited, there are indications that depression, substance abuse, suicide, and social isolation may occur more frequently in lesbian women than heter ...

(5 pages) 164 5 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Alcohol abuse in high schools

ung children. They have to be on the cutting edge on techniques to save the lives of teenagers from substance abuse. What can teachers of high schools do to save the lives of their student's alcohol a ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.0 Dec/2002

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

"The Effects of Treatment Compliance on Outcome in Congnitive-Behavioral Therapy for Panic Disorder: Quality Versus Quantity"

medication type or dose during the 12 weeks prior to treatment; (c) never attempted suicide; (d) no substance abuse; and (e) no evidence of schizophrenia, or mental disorders. Their treatments consist ...

(1 pages) 132 1 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Legalization of Marijuana - Persuasive - Against

s -- especially among children. The euphemism of "harm reduction" implies that legalizing dangerous substances would reduce the harm these substances cause. In fact, condoning drugs would increase the ... ceptable risk of harm on the user and others. The evidence supporting this viewpoint is chilling:-- Substance abuse wrecks families. A survey of state child-welfare agencies found substance abuse to b ...

(3 pages) 212 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This is a short essay / speech on the causes of violence among youth ages 15-24 in the U.S.

is acceptance. Everyone wants to be accepted in society.I think another cause of youth violence is substance abuse. Substance abuse causes people to act in an unpredictable manner. When an individual ...

(1 pages) 100 1 3.4 Jan/2003

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

Factors Of Teen Suicide, Can We Stop It? Symptoms, main factors, causes, significance, results, and solution of teen suicide.

them (the ones I will be talking about.) are low self-esteem, bad environment, financial issues and substance abuse.In the twentieth century, low self-esteem has infected a majority of teenagers in th ... this job, which then it leads to depression.Many teenagers use drugs and they and they are known as substance abusers. They get distorted perceptions and then get depressed and then they commit suicid ...

(2 pages) 188 0 3.9 Feb/2003

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

Juvenile laws a collective of 4 essays in one.

Substance abuse concerning juveniles go through problems because juveniles are naive and very easy t ... meet with the youth weekly or monthly until the probation period is served. He/she also asks for a substance abuse testing weekly if it is suspected that the youth is a user.Juveniles that are users ... consoling sessions we'll on probation. The JCCO sets the juvenile up in a mental heath facility for substance abuse consoling. The JCCO can revoke his probation time and can send the juvenile to court ...

(7 pages) 133 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Pains of Withdrawal: An Analysis and Explanation of S.T. Coleridge's "The Pains of Sleep"

eridge's dependency on Opiates contributed heavily to the subject matter. One does not have to be a substance abuse expert to read between the lines and discover the answer to that question.Coleridge ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Drug treatment and education in prisons.

tment of Alcohol and Drug Program concluded in their study that every dollar spent on treatment for substance abuse saves the state seven dollars via reduced crime and health costs. These studies show ... , Ryan S. "Distorted Priorities: Drug Offenders In State Prison"Join Together - Take action against substance abuse and gun violence( and Alcohol Treatment and Prevention Global N ...

(2 pages) 102 1 4.0 Mar/2003

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

Legalisation of marijuana in Australia.

juana is less harmful to the individual and society. Road fatalities occurring as direct results of substance abuse, along with laboratory testings on both humans and animals can prove this. This essa ... ct cause of legal drugs like alcohol. Information relating to road fatalities as a direct result of substance abuse proves this. Statistics relating to drivers killed in motor vehicle accidents from J ...

(8 pages) 67 0 4.2 Jun/2003

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

Against Legalizing Marijuana.

ana treatment every year?Marijuana is a gateway drug. A Columbia University Centre on Addiction and Substance Abuse study showed that children who smoke marijuana are 85 times more likely to use cocai ...

(3 pages) 198 7 4.8 Jun/2003

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

Homelessness In America.

s and stuck in a poverty cycle. Often when people are homeless because of a psychiatric disability, substance abuse, domestic violence, or a chronic illness it is even harder to get them off the stree ... e who are not homeless can prevent from becoming homeless would be to manage money better and avoid substance abuse. There are a lot more ways people become homeless but those would probably be the mo ...

(2 pages) 229 1 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why we need dress codes, argumentative essay MLA.

cut down some of the everyday problems that schools deal with today. Problems such as violence and substance abuse are on the rise in schools. Dress codes would decrease the amount of violence and su ...

(6 pages) 552 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Binge Drinking in colleges" research paper on binge drinking.

researchers have modified this definition to women to four or more drinks in a row on one occasion. Substance abuse by young adults, especially college students, is totally out of control. Within the ...

(6 pages) 227 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Teen suicides some grammer mistakes but preety good...

victims have at least one diagnosable psychiatric illness at time of death, most often depression, substance abuse, or behavior disorders. Suicidal teens generally feel that their emotions are being ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A review and analysis of a Sociological paper about Marijuana consumption.

with, and am interested enough to want to learn more about. I wanted to find a paper that discussed substance abuse: a cross-cultural study comparing drug use in different cultures/societies. I wanted ...

(7 pages) 173 1 5.0 Nov/2003

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

The pro and con of legalizing marrijuana

ency findings shows this to be erroneous. There is no justification for using marijuana as medicine.Substance abuse rises whenever public attitude is more tolerant towards drugs (i.e., they are safe a ... ing marijuana for medical uses.Medicinal ValueMarijuana is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known. No one has ever died from an overdose, and it has a wide variety of therapeutic ap ...

(6 pages) 153 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues