Essays Tagged: "amphetamines"

Ritalin

mplicated problem. Ritalin is a central nervous system stimulant that is somewhat similar to amphetamines. It was created in 1955, classified as a controlled substance in 1971, and became the d ... ce, which means it is a very powerful drug, and in the same category as cocaine, methadone, and methamphetamines. The Manufacturer of Ritalin, Ciba-Geiby Corporation, cautions doctors that many advers ...

(6 pages) 126 0 4.3 Jan/1996

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

Sports Science

m increasing a person's alertness and increasing reaction times, examples of these are Caffeine and amphetamines.Beta-Blockers: These calm you down; these are taken for sports like Darts and SnookerDi ...

(1 pages) 70 1 2.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

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

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 falls in love with ... n 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 addiction, but then re ...

(2 pages) 74 3 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Illegal Drug Market - Explains the chemistry,effects, history, and uses of drugs like halocinogens, amphetamines, etc.

ls to go coastal towns. Drugs are generally grouped into four different categories. The first being amphetamines, which are drugs that act on the central nervous system and increase brain activity. Ha ... different types of them in the brain. Adrenaline and dopamine are two chemicals that are used with amphetamines. What amphetamines do is cause a stronger response in neurons.The effects of amphetamin ...

(8 pages) 145 1 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Amphetamines

Amphetamines are part of a class of drugs called stimulants that affect the central nervous system. ... ical structure of Amphetamine,C H CH CH(NH ) CHMethod of PreparationThere are many ways of creating amphetamines. One way is to take two mols, for example, 270 grams, of racemic amphetamine base to re ... nd separation of d-amphetamine d-bitartrate by crystallisation.Properties and Chemical Reactions of AmphetaminesAmphetamines vary from a white to brown colour, though sometimes a purple or orange. It ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Business Cycles and the factors in our market that affect these cycles

WHACKAccording to Todd N Lebor, "Business cycles are about as easy to nail down as a grasshopper on amphetamines." Business cycles, in other words, can be referred to as the mood swings of an economy. ...

(22 pages) 397 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Drugs in Sports

s system and produce an increase in alertness and activity. They include caffeine, cocaine, and the amphetamines. The amphetamines are composed of three closely related drugs that stimulate the centra ... and abuse have been associated with all of the stimulant drugs, but risks are the greatest with the amphetamines and cocaine. Narcotics are drugs that relieve pain and often induce sleep. Narcotics in ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Why do you think many young people turn to drugs?

Drugs can mean everything from cigarettes and alcohol to heroin, cannabis, amphetamines, LSD and cocaine. They are dangerous for many reasons. They lead to depression, unconsc ...

(1 pages) 32 1 4.6 May/2004

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

New Trends in Illegal Drugs.

ey are also more potent than ever before.Some new trends consist of: illegal misuse and abuse of amphetamines, "Ketamine, GHB, Salvia (legal), 2C-B, DPT, Nutmeg (legal), DMT (source- 1)", and many ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Hallucinogens : effects history and lots of other things about them.

which is any one of a group of drugs that are powerful central nervous system stimulants. Although amphetamines are not hallucinogenic drugs many of them such as ecstasy do have similar qualities on ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jan/2006

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

Facts About Cocaine and Crack.

talcum powder, and/or sugar, or with such active drugs as procaine or with such other stimulants as amphetamines.Cocaine is a potent brain stimulant and one of the most powerfully addictive drugs. Sti ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.2 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ritalin

tem (CNS) stimulant; it has effects similar to, but more potent than, caffeine and less potent than amphetamines. It has a notably calming effect on hyperactive children and a ‘focusing’ eff ...

(7 pages) 46 0 5.0 Mar/2007

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?

n divided into three classes. The class A includes heroin,cocaine,Lsd and ecstasy, class B includes amphetamines, cannabies, though in march 2002,the ACMD recommended that cannabis be re-scheduled as ...

(10 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2007

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

Nutritional Supplements

wever the EC stack, as the combo is commonly called, is much weaker and has fewer side effects than amphetamines. The combo is widely used by many world-class athletes and body builders; yet, " "&brvb ...

(1 pages) 619 0 5.0 Aug/2001

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

Amphetamines Long And Short Term Effects

AMPHETAMINES Short Term Effects The user desires the short-term effects that amphetamines give.They ... ot; Self-conscience Long-Term Effects The user often does not know about the long-term effects that amphetamines have on you. These long-term effects often happen to heavy users. To keep the effect of ... thargic and extreme hunger.· Women's menstrual cycle and contraceptives Women who use amphetamines periods become irregular or even stop. When amphetamines are taken with contraceptives ...

(3 pages) 14 0 1.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A brief introduction to the nature of psychoactive drugs

rate, breathing, etc) and an increase in arousal and alertness; they decrease the desire for sleep. Amphetamines, cocaine, MDMA, (ecstasy) nicotine, and caffeine are all classified as stimulants. Nico ... sified as stimulants. Nicotine and caffeine in particular are widely used legal stimulants, whereas amphetamines and MDMA are manufactured in illegitimate labs for illegal sale on the street. Stimulan ...

(2 pages) 26 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Drug Users Increasing

Teenagers so young as 14 are using heroin and amphetamines, and this nuber is increasing rapidly, while the number of injecting drug users double ... ad to dangerous situations, with many teenagers willing to do anything to get money to buy drugs or amphetamines. Stealing is the most common way of picking up a quick buck, but if they get caught the ...

(2 pages) 594 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Drug Users Increasing

Teenagers so young as 14 are using heroin and amphetamines, and this nuber is increasing rapidly, while the number of injecting drug users double ... ad to dangerous situations, with many teenagers willing to do anything to get money to buy drugs or amphetamines. Stealing is the most common way of picking up a quick buck, but if they get caught the ...

(2 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Borderline Personality Disorder

. Many of the ?drugs associated with theses disorders include alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, amphetamines, hallucinogens and sedatives. ? (Encarta Encyclopedia). Personality disorders represent ...

(18 pages) 205 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Methamphetamine         Methamphetamine a drug that creates a high that makes

cold medicines. Taiwan manufactured a cold medicine that is similar to the U.S.?s Sudafed that had amphetamines in it which kept patients wide-awake from their groggy colds. Soon patients were starti ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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