Tag: Addiction

Addiction is a biopsychosocial disorder characterized by repeated use of drugs, or repetitive engagement in a behaviour such as gambling, despite harm to self and others.

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The Rise in Opioid and Electronic Cigarette Abuse
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Introduction: Substance abuse is an epidemic that is on the rise throughout the world. It is a tragic trend, a battle against one's own brain chemistry, and it does not appear to be ending anytime soon.... Last modified: 11th May 2021

Misuse and Addiction of Opioids
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Introduction: Basically, too much of opioid use is harmful. Unfortunately, opioid abuse has affected the healthcare system. Over the years, the healthcare sector has conducted multiple studies to develop new and better treatment methods and drugs for various health problems.... Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Mindfulness for Alcohol Addiction
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Introduction: Mindfulness delivers an understanding of the third stage of addiction, viewing the addiction loop process to become more effective than other treatment forms ... Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Essay on Opioid Epidemic
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Introduction: Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids and from 1999 to 2016, more than 200,000 people died in the United States from overdoses related to prescription opioids.... Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

Literature Review On Nicotine Addiction
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Introduction: The purpose of this essay is to identify the potential causes of nicotine addiction, as well as an exploration of the current literature related to nicotine cessation methods.... Last modified: 12th Apr 2021

Drug Addiction In Pakistan Youths
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Introduction: The disorder of addiction involves the progression of sensitive drug use to the development of drug-seeking behavior, the openness to decline and the decreased, slowed ability to respond to naturally rewarding stimuli.... Last modified: 16th Dec 2020

Negative Effects of Computer Addiction
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Introduction: Computer addiction has negative effects on the student’s life: affects the physical health, changes academic performance and lessens social interactions.... Last modified: 14th Dec 2020

Living and Caring for a Loved One Suffering from Addiction
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Introduction: There has been lots of research done to study addiction. There are many faces of addiction, there is alcohol dependency, drug addiction, and even a combination of both.... Last modified: 3rd Dec 2020

Addiction: The Affects of Incarceration Without Treatment
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Introduction: In order to decrease the issues regarding the current drug epidemic, there must be changes made to the mandated incarceration system required for the punishment of addicts who commit crimes related to substance abuse.... Last modified: 25th Aug 2020

Communication Skills in Mental Health and Addiction
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Introduction: Task 1 1.1 The communication process is the transfer of information from the sender to the receiver by getting over the barriers that affect its transfer. In simple terms, communication is the exchan... Last modified: 7th May 2020

Tobacco addiction case study
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Introduction: Nick is a thirty-year-old Caucasian male who recently enrolled in your patient panel. He comes in today because he desires to “kick the habit” of tobacco use. He had tried to quit before and succ... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Interventions for Drug Addiction: Case Study
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Introduction: 18893 Many attempts have been made to arrive at a universally acceptable definition of addiction and what causes addictive behaviour but the matter still remains unresolved. People often define addic... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Comorbid Addiction Patient Case Study
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Introduction: Case Study: A Puerto Rican woman with Comorbid Addiction Background  The patient is a 53-year old Puerto Rican woman who presented to the clinic with issues arising from ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Opioid Addiction and Abuse
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Introduction: Opioids are a class of drugs that are used in the management of pain, and they represent a breakthrough in palliative medicine. Some major developments in the administration of these drugs have enable... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Treatment Options for Addiction
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Introduction: An Invitation to Addiction Treatment Addiction is a complex condition that affects your all around health. It is a voluntary choice to take drugs or drink alcohol gradually but it can so... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Heroin Addiction in Adolescents
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Introduction:  “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson (Robinson, 2018). Introduction  Heroin use ha... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Impact of Heroin Addiction on the Family
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Introduction: About Heroin   Heroin is an opioid drug and is a major downer because when the drug enters the brain rapidly it results in both long-term and short-term side effects such as, drowsi... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Awareness Of Anti Smoking Campaigns Health Essay
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Introduction: Smoking, a practice where in substance, more usually tobacco or cannabis is burned, causes the release of active substances such as Nicotine. Smoking is primarily practiced as an administration route ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The effects of smoking in the human body
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Introduction: Hazardous Effects of Smoking on the Human Health Since modern people live and eat satisfactorily, they began to concern themselves more about their health. These days we frequently can see many male ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Prescription Drug Abuse
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Introduction: Introduction. When we think of drug addicts and abuse we normally think of people who take the common street drugs such as cocaine, crack, heroine, or other illegal drugs. However most people don... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Community Support Intervention for Alcohol Abuse
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Introduction: Community support intervention (s) for alcohol abuse in adults living in Glasgow, UK; A Proposal Introduction International perspective on alcohol abuse Alcoholism is a collective term for alcohol ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Mental Health and Addiction Service Development Plan
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Introduction: The Mental Health and Addiction Service Development Plan In the National context of Mental Health in New Zealand during 1800 and 1900, almost 50% of people living in New Zealand are experiencing of s... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction
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Introduction: Introduction: The studies that have been conducted to understand the concepts of drug abuse have had very misconception in narrowing down the concept of addiction. The main perceptions of the studies... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020