Unit 3: The conscious self
AOS 1: Mind, brain and body
AREA OF STUDY 1
Mind, brain and body
Consciousness refers to our level of awareness of our internal world, that is, our own personal thoughts, feelings and perceptions, external world, that is, our surroundings durin...
EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
Drugs are chemical substances either synthetic or natural when taken that alter the normal physiological functioning of the body. Drug abuse relates to excessive use of psychotropic substances resulting to changes in behavior and norma...
Cocaine Addiction & Abuse
1. History of Cocaine
2. Description of Cocaine and Crack
3. Types of cocaine
4. Statistic of Cocaine Use
5. Cocaine Abuse Symptoms
6. The Effects of Cocaine
8. New Thinking in Treatment
9. Individual approach
10. The Future of Treatment...
Australia is a drug-using society. The most common drugs used are alcohol, coffee, nicotine and various medications. Less commonly used are illegal drugs such as cannabis (marijuana), ecstasy, heroin and amphetamines (speed).
What is a drug?
A drug is any substance, solid, liquid or...
“Throughout the early 1980s, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that seven to nine percent of young adults reported use of cocaine in the month prior. In 2008, the comparable figure...
HEROIN AND ITS AFFECT ON THE BRAIN
By: Nia Hall
May 21, 2013
College Prep Biology
Table of Contents
Pg 1 – Cover Page
Pg 2 – Table of Contents
Pg 3 – Abstract
Pg 4 & 5 – Heroin Origin and Methods of injection
Pg 5 – Heroin’s Effect on the B...
Cause and Effects of Teen Pregnancy
Teen pregnancy is considered an on-going problem in today’s society. Teens today are not well educated and don’t always take the right steps to prevent pregnancy, even if they are educated within the area. Teen pregnancy affects many people in the process an...
I have chosen to write this paper on two substances that can be abused, Cocaine and Alcohol.
I will discuss and describe the substances, individual’s behavior, the effects of these substances on an individual and how I as a counselor would do an assessment.
Cocaine/Crack Cocaine (Stimulant)...
Effects of Drugs
The Effects of Marijuana, Cocaine, and Methamphetamine on American Society
Topic: The Effects of Marijuana, Cocaine, and Methamphetamine on American Society.
Thesis: The effects of illegal drug use of marijuana, cocaine, and methamphetamine on American society.
The Disparities between Crack Cocaine and Powder Cocaine
The Disparities between Crack and Powder Cocaine
Coca is a leafed plant that grows in the eastern slopes of the Andes. Cocaine is the world's most powerful stimulant made naturally. This plant has been used be Indians for at least 5000 y...
A. What Is Cocaine and Cocaine Addiction
Cocaine is both a central nervous system stimulant and a topical anaesthetic. It is found in the leaves of the Erthroxylum coca plant. It is generally used either powder cocaine, or freebase/crack cocaine which produce much stronger effect; he term "Crack"...
My report is on the drug cocaine. I will tell mainly how it affects the body and nervous system. I also have included where Cocaine comes from to help understand exactly what we're talking about, and to clear up any misunderstanding about the drug.
Cocaine is both a central nervous system stimula...
The Effect of Dopamine on the Mind and Body
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, one very important to the body. A neurotransmitter is a chemical that is used to send messages through the body through nerve cells. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that affects movement, behavior, learning, emotions, and...
11. Describe the role of the circulatory system in transporting substances around the body
The role of the circulatory system in transporting substances around the body is to get oxygen to get to all of the cells. The heart pumps blood into the body which is directed to or away from the h...
Berkeley journal of Social Sciences
Vol. 1, No. 4, April 2011.
Effects of Exposure to Electronic Media Political Content
on Voters’ Voting Behavior
Muhammad Nawaz Mahsud∗∗
Ishtiaq Ahmad Chaudhry∗∗∗
Abstract: This study is an effort to estimate the Pakistani publ...
Control Systems of the Body - Chapter 11
The nervous system is just one of the control systems in the body. The endocrine system is the other. Of the two, the nervous system is by far the more rapid acting & complex.
Nervous cells communicate by means of electrochemical signals, which are r...
IS SAYI N G
An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People
FBI Special Agent (Ret.)
with Marvin Karlins, Ph.D.
To my grandmother, Adelina, whose withered hands lovingly molded a child into a man.
—J O E N AVA R R O
To my wife, Edyth, who has ble...
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...
The media plays a huge role in how things are viewed. The media has a negative effect on body image. There are pictures of thin models plastered on every magazine cover, every commercial, and every website. The media makes women try to reach sizes beyond reasonable limits. Women want to be thin, bec...
Causes And Effects Of Drugs
Drug abuse is a very common problem in most countries, so it seems like a list of a topic could be heard everywhere. Of course, drug abuse on our bodies to cause some harm. The following are the side effects of some commonly abused drug name and on our bodies....