Essays Tagged: "Stimulant"

Steriods and their Affects on the Human Body

res of energy, and made sleep unnecessary for hours or even days, it was later discovered to be the stimulant cocaine. They would take it before long hunts, battles, and even found it useful in ancien ...

(5 pages) 360 1 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


The different strains of this herb produce different sensual effects, ranging from a sedative to a stimulant.The term 'marijuana' is a word with indistinct origins. Some believe it is derived from th ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.8 Mar/1997

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

'Speed' Methylamphetamine

ion I have researched on can make you never think twice about trying this addicting drug.Speed is a stimulant, a drug that can make one feel cheerful and wide awake for days after days. Students use t ...

(3 pages) 83 1 3.2 Mar/1997

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

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 ... addiction. Approximately two to three percent of elementary school children are taking some kind of stimulant to treat ADHD (Taylor 64). Since so many children are taking this medication, new problems ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.3 Oct/1996

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


to worry. The number of prescriptions forRitalin increased four-fold from 1990 to 1995, making the stimulant one ofthe most prescribed drugs in the country. No one knows exactly what'sbehind the surg ... erious. Butnot every child who has trouble concentrating has ADHD. Nor does he needRitalin or other stimulants, experts say. 'The one question that any goodclinician needs to keep in the back of his o ...

(6 pages) 126 0 4.8 Nov/1996

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

Cigarettes and Their Destruction of the Brain

and other deadly illnesses. However, smokers are attracted by the immediate effects of smoking: 'a stimulant that makes them seem to feel more alert, clearheaded and able to focus on work.' Smoking h ...

(3 pages) 70 1 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

"Drugs" and Australian laws

nt issues raised concerning drugs in our society.[2.] AlcoholAlcohol is a depressant drug and not a stimulant as many people think. Small quantities of alcohol cause people to become relaxed and lower ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Effect of Caffeine on Reactions

s you take caffeine it will speed up your reactions. I think this will happen because caffeine is a stimulant. This drug increases the blood pressure and stimulates the central nervous system, this al ... stimulates the central nervous system, this also stimulates the action of the heart and lungs. This stimulant speeds up the nervous system and excites it which increases the alertness. In the nervous ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is about drinking and industrial work discipline. Drinking on the job was normal until the rise of industrialization in Europe, this essay explains why the change in attitude occured.

workers' lives both at work and at home. Alcohol was a thirst quencher, a dietary supplement and a stimulant. Alcohol also played a social role in that it helped form bonds among men. At first employ ... fe's other plans. Discussion, drink, and song were all part of the workday. The use of alcohol as a stimulant, and thirst quencher, and for social exchanges was prevalent during this time. When an app ...

(4 pages) 44 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Techniques of Relaxation to Relieve Stress.

tress can include any situation, place, or person that sparks the individuals emotional charge. The stimulant can be as simple as riding in an elevator or walking in a large crowd to visiting the doct ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The Harmful Effects on the Body from Alcohol.

y types of alcohol and are used in different ways. Contrary to popular belief that alcohol is not a stimulant, but alcohol falls under the category of Depressants, which are known as a type of drug. D ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ecstasy has had many immediate effect, long term effect, symptoms, and different names.

ames.Since Ecstasy helps speed up the functions of the central nervous system it is classified as a stimulant. It is also able to cause hallucinations so it is classified as a hallucinogen. Another cl ...

(3 pages) 87 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Creative writing - Sexcapades

the shore together, stopping along the way to kiss, touch, taste and feel. The water is a powerful stimulant, they reach shallow water and she wraps her legs around his waist and slowly guides his ha ...

(6 pages) 102 3 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Living with humour. Does humour is consider as a medicine?,Why is humour beneficial?

blems more easily and positively. Nowadays humour is seen less as disguised hostility and more as a stimulant to problem solving and productivity. Humour is essential in every day of our lives. The au ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

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

Examine the relationship between drug abuse and crime.

ay also relate to the abuse of prescription drugs and substances such as caffeine. For example, the stimulant caffeine in coffee and tea is a drug used by millions of people, but because of its relati ... ance parties such as "raves" or "trances," dance clubs, and bars. They provide the abuser with both stimulant and psychedelic effects. Ecstasy is often used at parties because it enables the user to d ...

(7 pages) 193 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

MDMA (Ecstasy)

MDMA, "Ecstasy", is often described as "a stimulant with psychedelic qualities." (Sillum 1). Similar to both amphetamine and mescaline, the us ...

(3 pages) 58 2 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ecstasy - Its uses, effects, and growing popularity

lar over the last 20 years. It is now commonly used at dance clubs and parties because it acts as a stimulant as well as making a person very social with others, even strangers. It is estimate ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Essay topic- How does the text Shoe Horn Sonata evoke the essence of human spirit?

n of these devices which truly allows the essence of the human spirit to be evoked.The most evident stimulant of the human spirit in the play is the dialogue of the three characters, Bridie, Sheila, a ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Misuse of Ritalin

e are other alternatives.In 1939, Dr. C. Bradley first prescribed Methylphenidate, or Ritalin, as a stimulant to treat children with ADHD (Mandelkorn). ADHD is a brain disorder characterized by a shor ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs