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Papers on Drugs and Alcohol Related Topics (Page 1) . Addiction : A 9 page research paper discussing the problem of addiction, its causes, process & evelopment, treatment etc; Bibliography contains 6 sources. Addiction # 2 : 5 pages in length.

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Beginning with an anecdotal introduction, paper discusses addiction as it specifically applies to drug and alcohol addiction. The addictive properties of specific drugs are utlined. Childhood Sexual Abuse As A Predictor Of Adolescent Substance Abuse : A 20 page research proposal that suggests a correlation between childhood sexual buse and adolescent substance abuse.Bibliography lists more than a dozen sources. Substance Abuse and Social Problems : A 20 page research study that looks at the issue of substance abuse and correlating social problems, like teen pregnancy, crime, increased welfare costs and the cost not only to the individual and family, but cost to society as well. Bibliography lists 21 sources. Current Drug Trends in America – 1980 to the Present : This 10 page report discusses the illegal drug trends that have taken place in the United States over the past two decades.Drugs have made a tremendous impact on American society over the past thirty to forty years, yet many Americans are often ambivalent regarding their opinions relating to drugs in terms of decriminalization, availability, impact on society, and mental and physical health impacts. In 1979, some 25 million. Americans had tried drugs sometime in the preceding month. Today that figure is 11 million. sources. BWdrgUS. wps Substance Abuse/Effects on Children : A 6 page research paper that examines the effects of parental substance abuse on their children and argues that uch abuse greatly increases the chances that their children will, likewise, develop substance abuse problems. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Teenage Drug & Alcohol Abuse : A 17 page paper on teenage drug abuse that pays particular attention to the extent of the problem in the United States, and particularly Alaska, why the 1980s programs are no longer working, what other U. S. ommunities are doing to make changes, and what Alaskan communities are doing to make changes. Bibliography lists 14 sources. Teenalas. wps Problem of Teen Drinking in Society : This 7 page paper explores the topic of adolescent use of alcohol sociologically.A variety of theories are discussed including functionalism and differential association. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Teendrso. wps Counseling the Addicted Teen : 8 pages in length. Discusses addiction, counseling, treatment, and various pertinent programs available to assist adolescents involved with the use of drugs & alcohol. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Teen Drug Abuse / Literature Review : This 5 page model literature research report addresses the subject of teen drug abuse and peer pressure. A variety of theories are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.Alcoholism / A Realistic Case : A 10 page narrative illustratively detailing the author’s experience with a friend who was discovered to be an alcoholic. Near the report’s conclusion, an analysis is made based upon common concepts and terminologies taught in health and even sociology classes. No bibliography. The Validity of Alcoholism as a Disease: A 5 page paper exploring the possibilities that alcoholism is not, in fact, a disease. The nature of disease is that it is sudden (at least in its discovery, if not in its development) and that it is beyond the control of its victim.Fingarette makes intriguing argument against the claim that alcoholism is a disease, but his lack of substantiation prevents them from being seen as completely valid. Bibliography lists 1 source. Alcohol — Here’s to Your Health? : A 7 page paper discussing both the health benefits and the health problems associated with regular wine consumption. Numerous experts are divided in their opinions on the topic and some of the opposing viewpoints and information are presented in this report. Bibliography lists seven sources.Psychological Effects of Alcoholism : In 5 pages, the author discusses the psychological effects of alcoholism. Alcohol is a powerful drug that causes physical, social, and psychological effects. Those effects include anxiety and depression. Bibliography lists 6 sources. PCefalc. doc Sociological Perspectives on Alcoholism : A 9 page paper which addresses the condition of alcoholism from sociological perspectives. The paper is divided into the following categories: statement of the social problem, relevancy to one whose father is an alcoholic, effects of the problem, possible causes of alcoholism, and possible solutions.Bibliography lists 14 sources. RApersp. wps The Historical Realities of Alcoholism in the Mexican American Community and the Social Implications : This 8 page paper considers the historical realities of alcohol abuse in the Mexican American community and the implications of this problem. In addition, this paper also relates a comparison between European American and Mexican American incident rates and considers the implications for the Mexican American community. Bibliography lists 8 sources. The Relationship Between Alcohol and Sex / Physical,Psychological, Social : A 5 page research paper that discusses the topic subject especially in terms of the teenager and adolescent. The writer offers statistics that are alarming, to say the least, regarding the rise of HIV/AIDS among our adolescent population. Effects of alcohol on sexual performance as well as the effects of chronic use of alcohol are also discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Binge Drinking : A 7 page essay which looks at the prevalence of binge drinking, especially as it occurs on college campuses.Listing 5 sources, the paper argues against the hazards of alcohol listing the emotional and physical effects. College Drinking vs. Academic Performance : This 7 page essay examines the cause and effect of drinking in college and the resulting poor academic performance. Bibliography lists nine sources, all sources have been published since 1992. Bibliography lists 9 sources. College Students and Alcohol Abuse : A 10 page paper discussing the psychology, motivation, and results of alcohol abuse in college students.Reasons such as anxiety, peer pressure, and family history of alcohol abuse figure most prominently in the factors motivating college-age drinking. Bibliography lists 12 sources. Initial Organized Substance Abuse Intervention : An 11 page paper that describes the pre-intervention assessment methods and the facts behind the substance abuse habits of a loving but highly angry 16-year-old boy. Bill is the product of pugnacious and alcoholic homes, and trying his best to stay away from the drugs to which he feels so drawn.He is constantly in trouble at school; his dark anger brought him to juvenile court on assault charges filed by his stepmother. Bill’s assessment revealed that his risk levels were not so severe that state-supported inpatient treatment could be justified, but it was clear he could not return either to his mother’s or father’s home. He did have an alternative, and one that worked for him. Bill is a very real character; the paper contains no fiction. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Substance Abuse Treatment Programs : A 12 page paper that explores present treatments for substance abuse.The paper is a discussion and comparison of twelve-step programs, individual therapy, family system therapies, and group therapies–but focuses primarily on the synthesis of these treatment programs, which mirrors current practice. The paper also provides statistics from several comparative analyses on the success of these program types. Bibliography lists twelve sources. Subabuse. wps Drug Treatment Programs / Effectiveness : A 15 page research paper that investigates the effectiveness of different drug treatment programs. Specifically, programs offered in some prisons as well as in outpatient clinics are compared.The writer hypothesizes that the 12-Step program is the most effective and makes comparisons of other programs with the 12-Step program. Statistics are provided for some programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Drugtrpr. wps Secured Drug Treatment Facility : A 15 page analysis of the considerations necessary for creating and implementing a secured drug treatment facility. The writer explores the planning and management considerations for such a correctional facility in terms of construction, administration, personnel, maintenance, employee training, inmate programs, fiscal budget, and public relations issues.Bibliography lists 16 sources. Cnprison. wps Parental Alcoholism & Children : A 10 page paper in which the writer discusses how parental alcoholism is rampant within the American family, and its effects on children are particularly devastating. The writer explains how the various life stages are individually affected by alcoholic parents, as well as addresses their long term consequences. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Paralch. wps . Alcohol and Drug Abuse / Impacts : An 10 page investigation into the impacts substance abuse has on the abuser and those around him or her.The writer essentially provides a research proposal that includes: hypothesis, explanation of variables, review of the literature, and proposed method for the study. The writer suggests that there are a number of events that can cause the alcohol or chemical-dependent individual to seek help and bases the proposed study on these suppositions. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Impact. wps The Human Body, Chemistry, & Steroids : Written mostly from a scientific perspective, this 7 page paper discusses the chemistry of steroids, bio-physiological implications, and more. Bibliography lists 5 sources.Steroid3. wps Why Women Drink : A 10 page discussion of the socio-psychological factors that cause women to drink. An extensive review of the literature is included and 14 references are cited in bibliography. Lowering the Drinking Age : A 7 page paper that favorably debates the issue of lowering the drinking age. The paper shows why it would be in the government’s best interest to let states decide their own policies on drinking ages, and why states should lower drinking ages to 18. Bibliography included. Drinkage. wps The Dangers Of Teenage Drinking : A 9 page research paper n the problems associated with teenage drinking in today’s society. The writer goes into considerable detail about who is most at risk, why teenagers start drinking in the first place, and some of the things we could be doing to reduce the growing number of teenagers turning to alcohol. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Teendrin. wps The Effects Of Alcohol On Driving : 9 pages in length. What happens to a person’s body when alcohol is consumed precludes the operation of any equipment — especially an automobile — but one of the very influences is that the person thinks he or she still has the ability to drive.Most anyone who has been drinking and has been asked to hand over the keys argues that he is fine or she is not drunk. Watching them stumble out the door is evidence enough that what they think and what is reality are two completely different things. The writer discusses the various influences alcohol has on the body, as well as offers some sobering statistics on fatality rates. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Alcdriv. wps Should Drunk Drivers Be Charged With Murder? : This 15 page paper takes the position that those who kill while driving drunk should be charged with murder.Many solutions to the drunk driving challenge have been explored including raising taxes on liquor, police efforts, raising the drinking age, using special license plates to designate repeat offenders and more. The paper concludes that despite the efforts made to combat the problem, drunk driving continues. Thus, tougher punishment is needed. Bibliography lists 12 sources. Ddmurder. wps Alcoholic Parents & Their Adolescent Children : 10 pages in length. A comprehensive discussion of alcoholic parents and their impact upon adolescent behavior and drinking patterns. Excellent psychology paper.Bibliography lists 10 sources. Alcyteen. wps Children Of Alcoholics : 8 pages in length. Children of alcoholics (COAs) are a group of individuals who suffer the plight of their parents’ alcoholism. As many as six point six million children live with at least one alcoholic parent. Many researchers attest to the fact that familial influence is the primary reason COAs seek solace in the comforting effects of alcohol. The writer discusses factors concerning COAs and the treatment options available. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Coa. wps Is Alcoholism a Hereditary Disease ? – Yes !  A 7 page research paper arguing quite strongly that alcoholism is, in fact, a hereditary disease linked to our genes. Using the findings of specific studies in books and journals, the writer debunks the myth that alcohol is a social disease and that the only familial influences are those related to peer pressure and modeling. Both sides of the argument are weighed, assessed, and the ultimately conclusion that alcoholism is hereditary– is reached. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Alcohere. wps Alcoholic Intervention : A 9 page psychology paper on how to intervene to help an alcoholic.The writer describes the types of treatment interventions, the family dynamic, and the role of the family. Cognitive and behavioral techniques are highlighted. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Alcohi. wps Alcoholic Beverage Control in Alaska : A 10 page overview of the laws affecting the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages in Alaska. Includes information regarding the history and current status of such laws and statistics regarding alcohol related injuries as well as information regarding “local option” the ability of individual communities to prohibit sale and ossession of alcoholic beverages in their communities. Provides details regarding Burrow, one of the first Alaskan communities to implement their local option. Presents the contrast that although the Burrow prohibition appeared to translated into fewer alcohol-related incidences, the community elected to return to legalized sales after only one year of prohibition.Bibliography lists 8 sources. Abc. wps Alcoholism / Sin .. Not A Disease? : A 26 page paper arguing that alcoholism, while manifesting physical symptoms and enetic changes, is not in itself a disease, but rather a sin. The genetic evidence that has been found quite likely is not the cause, but is rather the result of alcoholism, as those genetic defects have been found only in true alcoholics. While researchers are adept at describing the effects of other, less controversial, chemical compounds that arise and are manifested in changes of gene expression, they seem to be unable to apply the same methods of research to issues connected with alcoholism. Every recovering alcoholic who has been econciled with his God, either through restitution of a prior relationship or his own first-time meeting understands the power of denial, and that denial of sin does nothing to diminish its existence.Bibliography lists 30 sources in 50 footnotes. Physical Effects of Marijuana Use : A 12 page paper discussing some of the current research into what the actual physical effects of long-term marijuana might be. Studies of controlled subjects indicate that the effects of varying levels of THC generally last no more than 24 hours, but other researchers have concluded that lung function of long-term marijuana mokers is even more damaged than that of tobacco smokers. Still others have isolated precancerous cells from lung biopsies. What researchers know best at present is that there is much to learn about the subject. For now, the issue remains divided largely between the proponents and opponents of legalization measures. Includes an abstract. Bibliography lists 14 sources. Mariphys. wps Effects Of Marijuana Use : In 5 pages the author discusses the effects of marijuana use, using theories that have been posited on the topic. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Mareff. wps Cannabis Sativa (Marijuana) & Its Effects On The HumanBody : A 5 page overview of Cannabis sativa (marijuana), its effects on the human body and the controversy surrounding whether these effects are beneficial or detrimental. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Cannabis. wps Codeine : A 4 page comprehensive overview of the drug Codeine- its chemical properties, uses, and addictive qualities. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Codeine. wps Cocaine : The physical, psychological and social effects of cocaine are examined in this 5 page overview. Specific effects of the drug are discussed as well as treatment alternatives for addiction to this substance.Current research is noted where applicable. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Cocaine. wps Crack – Cocaine and Crime / A Youth Problem : A 25 page thesis that considers the impact of early onset use of crack cocaine and deviant criminal behavior in youth populations. Thesis is supported by a study which is designed to demonstrate the correlation between youth crack use and youth crime, with a specific concentration on early use data. Bibliography with 12 sources. Crackcrm. wps A Community Assessment: A Suggestion for Evaluating the Efficacy of Obstetric / Gynecology Clinic Education /Intervention Efforts on Crack Cocaine Usage in a Mid-Sized Midwestern Community : A 5 page introduction on the importance of obstetric/gynecology centers on many aspects of women’s health care. Identifies the problems inherent in crack cocaine use among pregnant women and stresses the importance of educational programs in the reduction of crack cocaine usage and suggests that viable alternatives for these types of programs could be revealed by reviewing crack usage among pregnant women outside the large urban environment. PPobgyn. wps Intervention in Crack Cocaine Usage During Pregnancy / AProposal : A 10 page proposal for a three-year group setting for Crack-addicted pregnant mothers. Proposes that environment and stability is the key and that education will help insure an ongoing positive life for the mother and the infant. Provides a brief review of the literature, a conceptual framework and methodology. Bibliography lists 11 sources. Crakcoc. wps Heroin / Use, Dependency & Treatment : A 12 page paper that considers the issue of heroin addiction, outlines the use, effects, dependency and treatment, within the context of a growing population of heroin users in the United States.Bibliography lists 9 sources. Heroin. wps Substance Abuse / Heroin Addicition : In 8 pages the author discusses substance abuse, particularly heroin addiction. Several studies have been done on treatment for heroin addiction. Heroin addicts face many challenges related to their health, including but not limited to HIV/AIDS. Bibliography lists 11 sources. Heroinad. wps “Gateway Drugs” : A 5 page paper discussing the use of drugs such as marijuana and alcohol serve as a “gateway” to experimentation or use of “hard” drugs such as cocaine or heroin. Bibliography lists six sources. Gatedrug. wpsTrade Relations Between Brazil and South Florida : A 6 page paper discussing the relationship between southern Florida and Brazil for the purposes of trade. South Florida ports are the closest point of entry for ships originating in Brazil, but there are other forces at work. Florida intends to build its port business as much as possible, and Brazil is the most likely candidate in the Western Hemisphere. It has grown in this century more than any other country in the world, and it is officially listed as a Big Emerging Market, putting it on par with India and China in potential, if not in volume. Bibliography lists 6 sources.