Research Paper On Drug Addiction And Abuse

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  • Hydrocodone Abuse

    3 pages in length. The extent to which hydrocodone has fast become what the federal Drug Enforcement Administration considers the "most abused prescription drug in the country" (The Drug Addiction Treatment Center, 2003) is both grand and far-reaching; that such commonly abused drugs as cocaine, meth and other illicit substances serve to overshadow hydrocodone use and abuse speaks to the significant difference between illegal drug addiction and one that stems from a doctor's prescription. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Nurses and Drug Abuse

    This 3 page paper looks at the issue of drug abuse or addiction and nurses. The argumentative paper discusses the level of addiction and argues that given the range of influencing factors that addiction rates appear to be relativity low and that this issue f onuses with addiction problems does not receive sufficient attention. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Substance Use and Abuse

    The Healthy People 2020 project reported that substance abuse in the United States has decreased but there are still more than 20 million Americans using drugs, alcohol, or both. The estimated cost of substance abuse exceeds $600 billion annually. This essay discusses psychoactive drugs and their effects. Specific topics include definitions of drug use, abuse, and addiction and withdrawal symptoms. Drug classifications are reported as are the characteristics of use, abuse, and dependence. The essay ends with the pros and cons of harm reduction, substance abuse prevention, and other treatments. There are twelve sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Ssubstance Abuse

    Drug addiction and substance abuse are very complex conditions. The more prolonged they are, the more damage they do to the brain’s circuitry. They interfere with memory, impulsivity, and executive functions. This essay discusses substance abuse. Data included. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • SUD as Chronic Disease plus Overweight Kids

    This essay proposes to categorize substance abuse as a chronic disease. The National Institute on Drug Abuse affirms this opinion by identifying the many similarities between addiction and other chronic diseases like diabetes. The chronic care model is explained. The other part of the paper discusses childhood obesity, causes, outcomes, and prevention programs. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

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