• Cognitive Model for Drug Abuse
    Psychological Review 1990, Vol. 97, No. 2, 147-168 Copyright 1990 by the American Psychological Association, Inc. 0033-295X/90/$00.75 A Cognitive Model of Drug Urges and Drug-Use Behavior: Role of Automatic and Nonautomatic Processes S t e p h e n T. T i f f a n y Purdue University Contempora...
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  • Recovery and Relapse
    Recovery and Relapse Recovery and Relapse Addiction is a disease in which people develop a tolerance for their drug of choice, making the possibility of recovery more difficult with each passing day. It can be accomplished though and takes motivation from internal sources to push a person toward...
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  • Learning Insights About Drug Addiction Awareness
    Understanding how learning and behavior work in the reward circuit can help understand the action of addictive drugs. Drug addiction is characterized by strong, drug seeking behaviors in which the addict persistently craves and seeks out drugs, despite the knowledge of harmful consequences. Drug add...
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  • Causes and Effects of Drug Abuse
    Many people do not understand why individuals become addicted to drugs or how drugs change the brain to foster compulsive drug abuse. They mistakenly view drug abuse and addiction as strictly a social problem and may characterize those who take drugs as morally weak. One very common belief is that d...
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  • Dual Diangnosis of Schizophrenia and Drug Abuse
    Dual Diagnosis of Schizophrenia & Drug Abuse Abstract There is a high prevalence of illicit drug abuse among the adult population: However, the comorbidity of substance abuse and mental illness is equally as high (Conway, 2007) Evidence suggests that those suffering from mental illnesses, su...
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  • Drug Abuse
    INTRODUCTION Definition Drug abuse has a wide range of definitions, all of them relating either to the misuse or overuse of a psychoactive drug, or performance enhancing drug for a non-therapeutic or non-medical effect, or referring to any use of illegal drug in the absence of a required, yet pr...
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  • Drug Addiction
    Young Hover Professor Olia PSYC 101 October 29, 2008 Drug Addiction Growing up in a household with my parents fading in and out of our lives, just like a loose light bulb would flicker, could be part of the reason why my brother is addicted to drugs. Constantly arguing at each other over...
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  • Drug Abuse
    Profile and risk factors A drug abuser uses different substances to modify their state of mind. This, in turn, causes a person to have problems with other people. They have difficulties working or doing school work. People under the influence of drugs are slowly causing themselves health problems....
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  • Legalizing the Drug Trade in Afghanistan
    PROPOSAL Endorse the legalization of poppy cultivation in Afghanistan for the production of legal opiates in conjunction with ongoing reconstruction efforts. BACKGROUND Afghanistan was ground zero in the War on Terrorism and remains one of the primary focal points for United States foreign policy...
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  • Drug Abuse
    Down every grocery isle, on every newspaper stand, and on most television stations we are reminded of the recent spike in celebrity fatalities. Within the past two years, Hollywood has lost great talents such as Michael Jackson, Heath Ledger, Adam Goldstein, and Anna Nicole Smith just to name a few....
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  • Drug Addiction
    CLASSIC PAPER REPORT ON DRUG FKOM ADDICTION THE I~EPKINTED BUL L E TI N OF THE N E W Y O R K A C A D E M Y 1955; THE NEW YORK OF A/[EDICINE 31(8): ACADEMY ON ON 592-607 OF MEDICINE* HEALTH't ADDICTION:r COMMITTEE SUBCOMMITTEE PUBLIC DRUG ABSTRACT Under date...
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  • Women Drug Offenders
    In the past thirty years there has been a major increase in the number of women incarcerated. The number has increased from 12,300 in 1980 to 105,000 in 2004 (Swartz, O’Brien & Lurigio, 2006). A large portion of these offenders are incarcerated for drug related crimes and are in need specializ...
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  • Innovative Intervention Mode for Young Recreational Drug Users in Hong Kong — Changing Through Acting
    Part 2: Changing drug abuse patterns and law enforcement strategies Innovative Intervention Mode for Young Recreational Drug Users in Hong Kong — Changing through acting Chan Wai Leung, Chu Fung, Wong Pui Ling, Yu Kai Ming Caritas – Hong Kong Abstract A new intervention model in tackling...
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  • Drug Trafficking
    Drug Trafficking in the United States Shaundrika Murphy ENG122 Cathy Cousar 12/19/2011 Everyday tons of illegal drugs come across U.S. borders, by ships, cars, planes, and drug mulls, with yearly profits in the billions. The war on drugs has been going on for decades witho...
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  • Drug Abbuse
    Drug Abuse and Addiction | OTC and Prescription Drug Abuse Slideshow Pictures | Health Risks of Alcohol Abuse Slideshow Pictures | | Medical Author: Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD Dr. Roxanne Dryden-Edwards is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist. She...
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  • Treatment for Drug Use and Abuse
    Treatment for Drug Use And Abuse Grace Dark Rasmussen College Author Note This research is being submitted on May 24, 2012, for Ron Harper’s J250 course at Rasmussen College. Treatment for Drug Use and Abuse Once a person becomes addicted to a drug or alcohol they will need to get assis...
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  • Tobacco/Niccotine Drug Buse
    Naydine Johney Tuesday 2nd August , 2011 Paper on Tobacco-Niccotine Table of Contents Introduction……………………………………………………………………………….. 1 History………………………………………………………………………………â...
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  • Drug Usage
    People use drugs for many different reasons. One reason is that they are uneducated about the possible effects of certain substances. A drug is defined as a substance that causes or creates significant psychological and/or physiological changes in the body. People who use drugs on a continuous basis...
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  • Prescription Drug Abuse
    Prescription Drug Abuse Sandy Walker COM 156 Feb. 26, 2012 Deana Holifield Prescription Drug Abuse The small two hundred milligram red and white pills in the medicine cabinet to help relieve head and body pain are just one example of a simple pill that many people in our society take to â€...
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  • Adolescent Drug Abuse
    Adolescent Drug Abuse I.) Introduction: "Crack, booze, pot, crystal- from the inner city to the suburbs to small towns, the world of the adolescent is permeated by drugs. When 'a little harmless experimentation' becomes addiction, parents, teachers, and clinicians are often at a loss. For...
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