Essays Tagged: "addictive"

Heroin Abuse

opium poppy plant, is a narcotic drug that is very powerful in the relief of pain but is also very addictive. At the beginning Opium was like any other drug, but then people unaware of the harm it co ... st discovered diacetylmorphine or Heroin. Heroin was at first considered a safer, stronger but less addictive pain killer and was used by doctors everywhere. However doctors soon found out that it was ...

(6 pages) 145 1 4.5 Sep/1996

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

Drug Testing in Schools

nsible for many of the problems facing today's youth. Drugssuch as marijuana and cocaine can become addictive and worse of all fatal. famouspeople such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, River Phoenix, ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.1 Nov/1996

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

Drug education

are: narcotics, CNS depressants, CNS stimulants, and hallucinogens. Most of these drugs are highly addictive and are usually obtained by prescription or are considered a banned substance and must be ... e receptors in the brain to block all effects of the damaging drugs, however the Naloxone is not an addictive drug, as the others are. The downfall to the medical drugs being used to help addiction ar ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.8 Jan/1996

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


rmed. This makes it harder for the user to recall events and makes it harder to learn. Marijuana is addictive to some people. About 100,000 people seek treatment for marijuana use each year. Marijuana ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.2 Jan/1997

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

Violence in television

watches TV.When the television was first introduced, critics claimed that it would be mind numbing, addictive, and utterly passive. These critics were describing the stereotypical TV watcher, the Addi ...

(5 pages) 101 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Built for Speed

gs. Hailed by nocturnal adventurers, condemned by raver idealists, is speed a sleepless dream or an addictive nightmare?by Brian OttoHere at the end of the millennium, the pace of modern life seems fl ... ewbie vibe that came with speed's rise in popularity. Some were casualties themselves of the drug's addictive nature. Others say that speed alone is what fuels the rave scene, keeping it from dying.Am ...

(18 pages) 307 1 4.5 Oct/1996

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

A heoin Term paper, describing what heroin is and how it effects the body

As you may know, heroin is a highly addictive illegal drug, but what exactly is heroin? Firstly, heroin is classified as a depressant dr ... nd it brings on sleep" (Dolan 65). This drug is the most abused of the opiates worldwide as well as addictive in one-fourth of its users.Heroin is produced through a special process. Heroin comes from ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.4 Apr/2002

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

Art- always beautiful? Critical writing.

ts all over 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 a ...

(2 pages) 104 3 2.8 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

research paper on marijuana

ppetite, pain, and memory (hippocampus), all of which are affected by marijuana.3)Marijuana is only addictive to a small percentage (10%-14%) of people who use it.4) Doctors are not sure of how the hi ...

(5 pages) 306 1 3.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Why do people smoke? It is an opinion on why i think that people start smoking.

ople smoke? I have wondered why would you want to put something into your mouth and suck on it till addictive toxins go into your lungs and do damage? Being a person that has been to many parties and ...

(3 pages) 149 2 2.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Social responsibility in Management

its declaration of managers, scrutinized research made it clear that industry tried to maintain the addictive level of nicotine. The purpose of it was far from humanistic, addicted smokers kept buying ...

(2 pages) 267 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Drugs offences in Canada

of drugs and other substances can lead to physical and psychological dependence. Drugs can be very addictive and it could lead to dependency, loss of control, anxiety, loss of appetite, disturbed sle ... d, and to murders and suicides.Nicotine is one of the other legal substances and is one of the most addictive drugs found in tobacco smoke, along wit tar, carbon monoxide and other dangerous chemicals ...

(3 pages) 45 1 2.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Are Drugs The Answer?

t of people start using drugs, and continue to use drugs throughout their lives.Some people have an addictive mind, so to speak. By this I mean that their mind tends to get very easily attached to som ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Mcabeth by shakespeare. subject under examination is corruption by power

the main character, Macbeth seeks to attain the throne through all means necessary. Ambition is the addictive force that drives Macbeth to lunacy (Beckham 61). Macbeth is told by the witches of a prop ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Diagnoisis of Attention Deficit Disorder and if Ritalin should be taken.

ve brought up arguments of people abusing the drug, the side effects of using it, and how it can be addictive. But these people against Ritalin aren't the ones taking it. For those who have ADD and AD ... ntration as well as reducing time lost in distraction, and increase impulse control. Ritalin is not addictive to those who are prescribed it and it does not take away their creativity, which many peop ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Against Legalizing Marijuana.

d up enough as it is, why make it worse? Some people say marijuana isn't harmful, some say it isn't addictive, but I beg to differ. If it weren't harmful, why would marijuana have some of the same che ... have some of the same chemicals that tobacco has, which HAVE been proven detrimental? If it weren't addictive, why would 150,000 individuals enter rehab for marijuana treatment every year?Marijuana is ...

(3 pages) 198 7 4.8 Jun/2003

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

Ban on Smoking-Why Smoking should be Banned!

of which cause cancer. Nicotine, a major constituent of tobacco smoke, is both poisonous and highly addictive." Although smokers claim that it helps them to relax and release stress, the negative aspe ... stress, the negative aspects of the habit outweigh the positive. Smoking is an expensive and highly addictive health hazard for both smokers and non-smokers, and it is especially harmful to unborn bab ...

(4 pages) 154 1 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Tobacco product advertising.

don't seem to care; it just seems as if they are ignoring them. Nevermind the fact that smoking is addictive. Nevermind the fact that smoking sheds 13 years of life from a man or over 14 years from a ...

(6 pages) 138 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

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

th drug use, and there are various reasons for this conclusion.Firstly, illegal drugs are extremely addictive, and once addicted, the consumer is crazily dependent upon the substance. More often than ... ertain substances are deemed illegal. These life-ruining drugs claim many lives each year; as their addictive nature breaks down and destroys brain cells and leaves the drug addict to hopelessly waste ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Oct/2003

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

Marijuana as Medicine?

of having important new ideas and achieving new understanding about life. Not only can marijuana be addictive to some extent, regular users can become dependent on the drug and have difficulty in stop ... rs" ( , 3). Other supporters of marijuana tend to believe that marijuana is not an addictive substance. However, according to government research once again, this is not the case, "Lo ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues