Essays Tagged: "drugs and alcohol"

Domestic Violence

tly numbers are hitting all time highs. From 1992 to 1995, drug use among teenagers almost doubled. Drugs and alcohol are both mind altering agents which cause people to do things that they would not ... effects of drug abuse on violence were studied. It was found that almost 56% of drinkers also used drugs while drinking. Interestingly, white males were found to be more abusive than black males. The ...

(3 pages) 280 1 4.7 Mar/1993

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Date Rape

her out for dinner and a movie or if a woman acts in a friendly manner towards him. The presence of drugs and alcohol are also a contributing factor to the occurrence of date rape. An example o ... ll most likely be less defensive towards him. Some men plan the act of rape, and may use alcohol or drugs in order to lesson a woman's judgment. In some cases, someone may slip a drug into a women's d ...

(4 pages) 214 0 3.6 Nov/1996

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

Drug Alcoholism Abuse

Drugs and Alcoholism: Why are Teenagers Involved?By: Rhiannon ElliottAdolescence is much like a midp ... ngs in decision making. All this hormonal changes also come with the negativity of maturity such as drugs and alcohol. Why is this? The answer is that teenagers are under pressure by their peers, mass ... classmates discussing of a party which occurred a night before. Then they begin to mention alcohol, drugs and violence obviously from what have experienced they talk about it in a way possible. Then y ...

(2 pages) 74 1 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


Everyday there are pregnant mothers who abuse drugs and alcohol totally ignoring the living, growing person inside them. Then, when these children ... the rights of the child should be extended to the unborn. A mother should not have the right to use drugs or drink alcohol while she is pregnant, it is unfair for the child not to even have a chance f ... g can be done. To me, this is child abuse of the worst kind. An unborn child is getting abused with drugs, alcohol, or whatever the mother may be ingesting, and the child is unable to defend itself. I ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

"Alcoholism among college students." Authot Irina Volosciuk

ing is curiosity, bore, company, prestige, dispute, problem, and depression. During the discussion "Drugs and Alcohol" at youth center "Bendraamziai", peers found that main reason of using alcohol is ... have just been published in the 2001 ESPAD (European School Survey Projection on Alcohol and Other Drugs) Report. The same countries are also the ones in which drinking has increased most among the s ...

(3 pages) 157 4 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Brief Biography of Tennesse Williams' life and the theme of societies destructive impact on non-conformists, in two of his plays, The Glass Menagerie, and A Streetcar Named Desire

throughout most of his life. For periods of hislife Williams battled with addiction to prescription drugs and alcohol. At a young age hesuffered a nervous breakdown, and he lived in constant fear that ...

(9 pages) 92 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Drug treatment and education in prisons.

was listening to 1010 wins. They said girls between the age of 11 and 17 have stronger addiction to drugs and alcohol than boys because of hormones. The girls have hirer addiction rate by 20%, but if ... ve to pay.The other problem that behaviorist will confer is that the environment has a big input on drugs. By virtue of living in a low-income neighborhood, residents have limited access to cival reso ...

(2 pages) 102 1 4.0 Mar/2003

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

Pathological Gambling

here are many things in today's society that can cause addiction. Some of those include cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol. I believe pathological gambling belongs in that group. A gambler that goes beyon ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This is a research Paper on Truman Capote.

riends without their permission. Maybe his difficult time as a child was what caused him to turn to drugs and alcohol, and impair his judgement, but one may never know. To understand his death fully w ... lood, Capote started to write Answered Prayers, but never finished it due to problems with alcohol, drugs, and disputes with other writers. Little did Capote know that what he wrote in this unfinished ...

(11 pages) 105 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Reflective essay on my personal life.

and annoying my brother, is ironically not what to do, but what not to do. Encountering alcohol and drugs at such a young age actually strengthened my abstinence and self-restraint from them. Although ... friends smoke and drink really disgusted me. Therefore, every time I step into an environment with drugs and alcohol, I either leave or try to avoid it as much as possible. Furthermore, I think my so ...

(2 pages) 158 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This Essay is about Alcohol use as a christian for and against.

the world not of the world. I have found that The Church of God's official statement on the use of drugs and alcohol states that "Therefore, a Christian must totally abstain from all alcoholic bevera ...

(5 pages) 74 3 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Peer Pressure.

urage you to change your image, either for good or bad, but they also can influence you into trying drugs and alcohol. However, there are instances when peer pressure caused you to quit a bad habit or ... erienced peer pressure in some shape or form.Two years ago I met someone who never attempted to try drugs or alcohol. He had a family that had an alcoholic past. He wanted to be the first person in hi ...

(3 pages) 99 2 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Trip to Jamaica.

our current state the way it was, we decided to go. I assume it was the impaired judgment from the drugs and alcohol, but we already told Dean to book it. To be honest I would rather take my chances ... etter. The infant pot we were smoking wasn't enough to break through the tenseness we all felt. The drugs lost the war against anxiety, and sure enough when the driver pulled up I was knew what was go ...

(5 pages) 59 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Drugs in society.

"Campaigns to prohibit drugs and alcohol in the United States emerged as part of a much broader moral reform movement" (Woo ... part of a much broader moral reform movement" (Woodiwiss, 1998: 253). Concerted efforts to legalize drugs and alcohol have little power against these moral reform movements. Anti-drug movements were s ... ives. Thus an explanation of these theorists' ideals is necessary. Cultural Conservatives look upon drugs as being harmful to our society; furthermore they believe that drug use is inherently deleteri ...

(11 pages) 362 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Brave new world verse our world.

he other to take a swig of that drink. See in our world there are consequences for our actions when drugs and alcohol are involved, but in the Brave New World there isn't. Their world has no peer pres ... with a coach, you have to do what they say or else you will pay. In the Brave New World one can do drugs and drink, have sex, and have a direct purpose to their life.In the Brave New World there are ...

(3 pages) 56 1 1.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Date rape

most every campus large or small. There are many factors that play part to the causes of date rape: drugs and alcohol, miscommunication, and changing sexual customs. Date rape often occurs with people ... r when others are relatively close by such as outside a house, or downstairs in a house. The mix of drugs and alcohol are significant factors of date rape. They compromise your ability to make respons ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Borderline Personality Disorder: History, Understanding and Treatment

to those for which most people seek psychiatric help: depression, mood swings, the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol as a means of trying to feel better; obsessions, phobias, feelings of emptiness an ... often prescribed based on specific target symptoms shown by the individual patient. Antidepressant drugs and mood stabilizers may be helpful for depressed mood. Antipsychotic drugs may also be used i ...

(8 pages) 303 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Making the Wise and Mature Decision

's 45,000 people. With a city built around a university like Kansas State, the temptations of using drugs and alcohol greatly increase. High school students observe college boys and girls intoxicating ... or a week just to have a little fun on Prom night by drinking, using tobacco, or experimenting with drugs. The risk is definitely not worth it and neither is the fun. In fact, the fun would not even b ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drugs in Sports

When athletes use drugs in many schools athletes are required to sign a contract in order to play sports. The contract ... and regulations that prohibit activities that will jeopardize the athlete's performance. The use of drugs and alcohol are strictly forbidden. Vandalism and other actions that would result in any type ... rink 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 and activity. T ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Teen pregnancys

What's one problem we deal with today? I'm not talking about drugs and alcohol. Not suicide but it can lead to suicide. Teen pregnancy. Out of the top 10 discipl ... d neglected and ignored. (of course I'm being sarcastic.) so when the kid grows up they might go to drugs to help them solve their problems. Also they would drink like crazy.Annie E. Casey Foundation ...

(4 pages) 262 10 4.0 May/2004

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