• Psychcoactive Drugs
    September 12, 2013 The Effects of Psychoactive Drugs Psychoactive drugs can have various effects on all types of people. There are four main ways in which a psychoactive drug can enter our bloodstream; ingestion (eating or drinking); inhalation (heating or burning of a substance); absorption (mouth...
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  • Composition's
    I will write about “Today’s Lotus Flowers”, and how that makes people forget everything, or make them joyful. The “Lotus Flowers” of today make people forget everything about the responsibility and their life. “Lotus Flowers” can be; Marijuana, Cocaine, Alcohol, and Tobacco, etc. And there are some activities...
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  • Addictions
    article, “Addiction is a brain Disease” Featured in the book abuse. This quote is simply stating that addictions can effect anyone. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from it effects people from all walks of life and nobody can stop the addiction they have. However, they can be control with the...
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  • biology sba
    Project Ancel Thomas 10a Introduction A disease is an abnormal condition that affects the body of an organism. It is often construed as a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs. This project seeks to explain: types of...
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  • The Types of Drugs in the World
    substance which can affect the way your mind and body works. There are a lot of illegal drugs which are highly addictive e.g. cannabis, cocaine, speeds, LSD and heroin. These types of drugs are very dangerous and can kill. Legal drugs can be prescribed by your doctor if necessary. These drugs ...
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  • Addictive Behavior
    chemicals that get into your body, find their way to your brain, and, as a result of a variety of different mechanisms, change how you feel. The functioning of your entire body is just one chemical reaction after another. It makes sense then that substances taken to alter how you feel, would interact...
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  • drugs in sports
    Institute of Physical Education and Sports Benguet State University WHAT IS DRUG? A drug is any chemical substance that, when absorbed into the body of a living organism, alters normal bodily function. In pharmacology, a drug is defined as "a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention...
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  • drugs in sports
    Institute of Physical Education and Sports Benguet State University WHAT IS DRUG? A drug is any chemical substance that, when absorbed into the body of a living organism, alters normal bodily function. In pharmacology, a drug is defined as "a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention...
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  • Drugs
    COCAINE AND CRACK What is Cocaine/crack? Cocaine is the most powerful central nerve system stimulant in nature. Cocaine is white powder made from the coca plant in the Andean mountains in South Africa. Thousands of years ago cocaine was used for religious ceremonies. As time went by people who lived...
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  • Drugs
    first place and what does each of them do? What is one of the biggest issues in the US that involves with drugs? There are millions of drugs sold in the United States each year. It can range from Legal to Illegal Drugs such as Marijuana, Cocaine, and Alcohol. What are these drugs? How are they made? Why...
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  • Addiction at Its Strongest
    addiction? It is when you cannot control your use of a certain activity or substance. In America, 1 out of every 8 people is dealing with an addiction. People that have addiction problems usually cannot stop, even though it could be tearing their world apart. Addiction does not always mean drugs or alcohol,...
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  • Addictions Essay 2
    12-ounce beer, one 4-ounce glass of wine, one 10-ounce wine cooler or one 1-ounce of 80-proof hard alcohol. You should also consider factors such as body weight, height, and chemistry. UC David Student Health Services says that when someone is intoxicated, you should monitor their breathing, do not allow...
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  • Drugs Use and the Damage That They Cause
    2 This essay is about drugs and how important it is to know all you can about drugs before using them because drugs is very powerful and can do many things to your body. For example if you take XTC pills and do not drink a lot of water you can...
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  • Boom
    an “orgasm” centered in the gut. One of the most common methods of heroin use is via intravenous injection. Actions: Heroin produces a "downer" effect that rapidly induces a state of relaxation and euphoria (related to chemical changes in the pleasure centers of the brain). Like other opiates, heroin...
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  • Illegal Drug Use Prevention in The United States
    Prevention in America CJ334 Damon Simmons October 27, 2013 Abstract In this paper I am investigating the effects of prolonged use of meth, what the effects will be on our bodies and why some continue to use. What are the police doing to stop this epidemic of drug abuse? What programs are they...
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  • The War on Drugs in South and Central America
    substances, known as drugs, are very prevalent and often seen in every country and culture in the world. They have a powerful effect on culture and especially a powerful effect on the body and mind. Every day, drugs are manufactured and smuggled across borders to other countries being illegally distributed...
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  • Cocaine
    Cocaine was first extracted from the coca plant in the 1860’s. At first it seemed to be a miracle drug that was useful in treating depression and morphine addiction; it was prescribed by many physicians for various reasons. In the 1920’s it became evident that cocaine use caused serious problems leading...
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  • Final Psy342.Docx
    drug means to continuously regulate the amount of drug you are receiving. W. true X. false 8. The physical, mental, and emotional effects a person experiences from taking psychoactive drugs are caused by the modification or mimicking of the neurotransmitters’ function. Y. true ...
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  • Com 220 Final (Damaging Effects of Drugs)
    Adam Buetts Damaging Effects of Drugs Axia College Why have drugs become so popular in our day? Drugs have always been a problem but it seems as if they are getting worse. People realize that drugs are addicting and cause one to be counter productive. Still, drug abuse goes on every day and it...
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  • cocaine abuse
    Cocaine Abuse COM/156 September 27, 2013 Sandra Clifton “In 2008, almost 15 percent of Americans had tried cocaine, with 6 percent having tried it by their senior year of high school” Cocaine: Abuse and Addiction, Nora D. Volkow M.D. (2010). A large amount...
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