Research Paper On Drugs 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.

  • 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.

  • Juveniles and Drug Abuse

    In eight pages juveniles and the tendency towards abusing drugs are examined in terms of reasons and drug abuse program successes in various regions and schools. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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.

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