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Addiction

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Substance vs. Process Addictions

Addictions are an acute problem in the 21st century. According to the Centers for Disease Control of the U.S., 8.9% of individuals surveyed in 2010 indicated they had engaged in illicit drug abuse during the previous month. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported 15.5 - 38.6 million people worldwide had...

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The Criminalization of Addiction

Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse, Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan are just a few of the artists and actors who have suffered from drug addiction problems. However, hundreds of thousands of others also suffer from these problems. Sadly, our society has chosen to criminalize their problems, rather than treat them as...

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Gambling Affects Brain Like Drugs

The study reported by ABC News about gambling was done thoroughly and accurately. ABC News began by stating who published the study. This gave the article credibility because it gives the reader the ability to check their source and verify the statements made. This sets up the rest of the...

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Addiction And Its Effect

Addiction comes by the various neuroadaptive alterations that take place in different circuits in the brain. Evidence implies that the long lasting changes in the brain are responsible for the distortions of emotional and cognitive functioning that addicts are characterized of more specifically the mandatory to use drugs. Addiction is...

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Drug Addiction Center Coursework

Medication is an essential process in the management and control of the aspects challenges associated with drug addiction and dependence. This is achieved through the strategic application of the suitable drugs to the victims to promote a progressive recovery process. Our Department has the role of foreseeing all the entities...

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Smartphone Addiction

Modern technology can help people feel much closer to each other. In the old days, it would take weeks, if not months, for a letter to go across the country, and take days to travel to visit someone across the state.  Even with a telephone, you could only talk to...

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History of Cocaine

The drug sometimes referred to as coke, blow, snow, and powder has a very strange reputation in Western culture. It has been innocuously associated with Coca-Cola for years, the super famous soft drink being derived from the same plant from which the powerful central nervous system (CNS) stimulant comes. It...

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Trafficking of Cocaine

Drug trafficking is an illegal business that involves the production, sales and distribution of substances prohibited by laws. Cocaine is among the drugs being trafficked to America from regions like Columbia due to its lucrative nature and consumption levels within this market. Even though there are strict legal provisions and...

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Cocaine’s Effect on the Brain

Psychoactive drugs like cocaine affect the brain in severe ways. Cocaine is a powerful stimulant and an addictive drug, often used for recreational use. People snort cocaine, also referred to as coke, blow or rock, through the nose or rub it into their gums; others inject it into their veins...

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