Heroin abuse has become very common among the teens and also the adults. It is even influencing the other class of society who don’t know about these drugs, and making them get used to it. A drug addict might be any person, he might be our family member, friend, relative, neighbor or any body whom we know. The thing here is whether we are able to find that… ...Continue reading
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Group therapy is a form of psychotherapy that involves two or more individuals who work with one or a group of therapists. These methods have great positive effect when they are used to treat the patients with the substance abuse problems. They may be very effective than individual treatment or one on one therapy to overcome drug addiction.
Following are the different types of group therapies… ...Continue reading
Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant that directly affects the brain. Cocaine is a strong central nervous system stimulant which affects the brain’s processing of dopamine. Intake of the cocaine causes constricted peripheral blood vessels, dilated pupils, and increased temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure. Repeated cocaine use leads to tolerance, dependence, and addiction.
Cocaine has the following physiological effects on the human body:… ...Continue reading
Addiction is a condition where the individual becomes permanently or temporarily becomes dependent on the substance consumed. There are many types of addictions but there are some basic types of addictions which are very harmful for the individuals who are addicted and those are here under:
Drug addiction is the condition resulted from repeated abuse of drugs by an individual. Drug addiction results in… ...Continue reading
Substance drug abuse is seen in individuals of all ages in the United States. Apart from health effects, drug addiction has impact on family, workplace, economy and as a whole on society. Therefore, it is necessary to make people aware of the dangerous effects of drug abuse. Different drug abuse awareness programs are conducted in the United States. Some of them are listed here.
Teen drug abuse is a major concern for parents these days. Teens get attracted to drug use by peer pressure and many other reasons. It is important for parents to check the substance drug abuse and immediately take necessary action to prevent it. Here are some tips for parents to prevent teenage drug abuse.
- Always try to be with your teen when any
Drugs are the chemicals, which have susceptible impact on neuro-chemical balance of human brain that effects feelings and actions of an individual. Abusing drugs often or regularly leads to addiction. Although there is no particular age limit for drug addiction, earlier abuse causes more serious drug addiction.
Reasons for addiction
Every abuser has a different reason for drug abuse or addiction. Mostly to escape from problems… ...Continue reading
In beer, wine, and liquor intoxicating ingredient is ethanol or ethyl alcohol. Through the fermentation of the yeast, starches, sugars, the alcohol is produced. A standard drink is equal to 12 ounces of beer, o.6 ounces of pure ethanol, 5 ounces of wine,8 ounces of malt liquor.
Short term effects: Stomach absorbs the alcohol and moves to the bloodstream and it enters to all the tissues… ...Continue reading
Marijuana is a one type of drug it has many negative effects on health. Essential motor skills like alertness, concentration, coordination and reaction time are effected by marijuana. These skills are required for safe driving. Judging distances and react to signals can be made difficult by marijuana use. If any body smokes marijuana, these effects can last up to 24 hours.
A role can be played… ...Continue reading
Depressants are classified mainly into two types. They are: Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines
Barbiturates: They have been popularly used in the first half of the 20th century. Symptoms after using these barbiturates include slurred speech, loss of motor coordination. They are naturally used as sleep aids. Depending upon the dosage, for length of the time the physical, psychological dependence and tolerance of these drugs occur.… ...Continue reading