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Media System Dependency Theory - Media system dependency is a theory that predicts people in society will use media for interpersonal needs and goals. It is researched as a system that allows people to meet these goals through sources of information found in different media forms (Loges & Ball-Rokeach, 1993). While media does help us understand who we are, and possibly what we may be becoming, it can also give us insight to the outside world. Media gives the consumer what is desired, and often that is the intense, hostile, and sometimes hopeless views of the world around us....   [tags: Media System Dependency]
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Dependency of Love - Love is the ubiquitous force that drives all people in life. If people did not want, give, or receive love, they would never experience life because it is the force that completes a person. People rely on this seemingly absent force although it is ever-present. Elizabeth Barrett Browning is an influential poet who describes the necessity of love in her poems from her book Sonnets from the Portuguese. She writes about love based on her relationship with her husband. Her life is dependent on him, and she expresses this same reliance of love in her poetry....   [tags: power, love, poetry, Elizabeth Barrett Browning]
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Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency - Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency Substance abuse is the improper use of chemicals that can alter the way one’s mind and body functions (TCC). In most cases, these chemicals would be referred to as a drug. Substance abuse can and may lead to chemical dependency or addiction. Dependence is the development of tolerance to chemicals which leads to symptoms of withdrawal. Substance abuse is a process that reflects a complicated interaction between the individual, the abused substance, and society (wikipedia.org)....   [tags: Drugs Social Issues Dependence Essays]
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Aid Dependency in the Developing World - Aid Dependency in the Developing World. Objective of Paper War, famine, disaster, civil conflict, religious conflict, and the endless list of unfortunate circumstances that plague the developing world. So the more fortunate nations send something called “aid”. For hundreds of years aid is something that has been distributed in an attempt to alleviate the hardships that befall the undeveloped, but something has arisen in recent years. What if these developing nations are not using this aid to the best of their ability....   [tags: sustainability, developed nations]
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Organizational Politics – Power and Dependency - There are two parts of this topic that is discussed. The first are the five bases of power used normally in Organizational Politics. There are two categories that split into two, Formal and Personal Power. So what are these five bases of power and which category is the best one. We will look at these powers and will be comparing them to our scenarios. The second part will cover the relationship between dependency and power. We will then look at our scenarios for examples of these relationships. Two Social psychologist, French and Raven, had developed the five bases of power....   [tags: Formal Power, Personal Power]
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Problems with Our Dependency on Technology - Even though technology creates jobs and makes people's lives easier, people have become overly dependent on technology. Because of this dependency, people are engaged in indiscriminate spending, pulling away from face to face communication, and using their power of memory less and less. One of the more major problems is indiscriminate spending. Indiscriminate spending is a big problem when shopping online. For example, when people are shopping online for Christmas, they buy the things they planned to get, but see things that they think they have to own....   [tags: indiscriminate spending, shopping addiction]
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Globalization and the Dependency Theory - Globalization became a worldwide phenomenon with the growth of market economy and information technology. With globalization, the operators of companies and enterprises could use resources, management, expertise, information and labour of the entire world to manufacture the goods in the most appropriate areas, and then sell the produce to the areas which require them, to accomplish the most favourable distribution of resources in the world. This caused enterprises and countries to break out the boundaries of the local resources and markets, starting a competition with others in a broader sense to accomplish development....   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Free Trade] 787 words
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Relationship Between Dependency and Power - The following essay is a discussion on the five power bases (which are coercive, reward, legitimate, expert, and referent), and the relationship between dependency and power. For each one of the power bases and the aforementioned relationship I will develop a thesis. The setting with which the theses are to be mined is a theoretical scenario where there is a company that creates marketing programs for the real estate industry: this company will be identified henceforth as Company A. Within Company A there are three employees; Employee 1 has worked in the marketing department for 12 yrs, Employee 2 is the only certified public accountant (CPA) in the accounting department, Employee 3 works i...   [tags: The Five Power Bases] 967 words
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Alcohol Dependency in Hammersmith - This essay will critically review service provision for adult men with alcohol dependence in Hammersmith. The essay will define alcohol dependence, its clinical importance, statistics; national policy will be highlighted and also will define community health profile. It will explore the strengths and weakness of inter-professional working as it is important across the broad spectrum of social care. The services available to meet the needs of this client groups in the National Health Service (NHS), voluntary and private sector at both local and national level will also be discussed....   [tags: health]
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Modern Dependency on Technology - ... They have no concept of how to do things manually because it is “too hard” or it “takes too long.” Not many people are willing to actually work for things, they expect these nifty new computers to do it all for them. At this point, in 2014, people are beginning to resent technology. A relaxing night to themselves involves having to turn off their mobile phone and lock away laptops, tablets, or any other forms of technology. In today’s times, 79% of all smartphone users have their phone near them or on them for 22 hours every single day (Stadd, 2013)....   [tags: technology overload, distractors]
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MODERNIZATION AND DEPENDENCY THEORY - Modernization and Dependency Theory A clear and advanced look at the two theories leaves one with the assumption that they are related and therefore they can be discussed together. This is attributed to the fact that they both argue from the same point of development and that development of a nation can only be reached at by ensuring the acquisition of new techniques. In addition a country on its own cannot acquire the advanced techniques but through the interaction process with other countries....   [tags: Sociology ]
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Internte Addiction and Co-Dependency - Good morning, today I come to discuss the use of the Internet. Surely most of you at the moment when you decide to do your homework, the first thing you do is turn on the computer and connect to Facebook, and I should admit that I used to be one of those people. For starters, an addiction, is the need that people have to carry out with certain activities as may be eating or drinking, because of the satisfaction that this does to the addict. This is also called "Co-dependency". The situation today is the Internet misuse, and those who are exposed the most are teenagers, because in adolescence is when we are most vulnerable and manipulable....   [tags: internet misuse, homework] 550 words
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Human Dependency on Technology - Humans are now living in an era that’s nothing like the world has ever seen before, the Information era. According to Market Information and Statistics Division, in 2009, an estimated 26 per cent of the world’s population (or 1.7 billion people) were using the Internet. In developed countries the percentage remains much higher than in the developing world where four out of five people are still excluded from the benefits of being online. We are constantly being introduced to new additions and forms of technology....   [tags: Technology]
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Forestry Dependency from Aboriginals - When discoursing about how the people and the environment go hand in hand, where trifling disagreements are at hand, it should be assumed to achieve that that state equality plays a major factor in making that claim. For it is a way to have a fair and justifiable course of action to take, as it is the utmost and practical means of achieving Environmental Justice, as furthered explained in this quote, Environmental justice [is] the fair treatment of all races, cultures, incomes, and educational levels with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies....   [tags: Environment, Forestry]
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Afghanistan and Economic Dependency - Economic Dependency The fight for control of Afghanistan’s opium economy has created a powerful entity competing for influence within an already fragile state. Worldwide drug use has led to a steady demand for Afghanistan’s opium and heroin production. The benefits for those involved including workers and farmers who produce the opium to the warlords, commanders, and international traffickers who control its movement, is great. Years after the fall of the Taliban government, some argue that the rebellion is no longer about religion or ideology, but about money and wealth....   [tags: taliban, poppy farms] 1848 words
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Drug Dependency - What is dependency. The dictionary definition of dependency is “The state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else.” Meaning that drug dependency is when a person relies on a drug to function normally. The same may happen with alcohol. Recent research has shown that drug and alcohol dependency has been steadily increasing. Most theorize that it is the result of stress and peer pressure. However, there have been many ideas concocted to help those addicted handle their situation....   [tags: Drugs ]
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Technological Dependency - Since the beginning of the last century, technology has become sole focus of our society. We are continually trying to push boundaries of technology, exerting all effort to advance its capabilities, not for the purpose of making our lives easier, but to loosening our human limitations. Limitations that have restrained us from understanding the depths of our universe, our biology, and even geographic make up of our world; shattering these limitations have revolutionized our lifestyles. These revolutionized effects have sparked debates on whether we have become vicious abuser of technology and ourselves....   [tags: Technology, Society, Social and Cognitive Skills]
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Alcohol Dependency - I believe alcohol dependency is a very interesting topic especially around this University. I want to do more research and try to understand why people get dependent on alcohol and what they do to try to get out of it. What kind of medical treatment they seek and how their behavior changes because of alcohol. While being dependent, as well as during and after their treatment of not being dependent on alcohol. Alcohol is a depressant; which decrease central nervous system activity. The main thing alcohol does is to reduce levels of physiological arousal and it helps to relax....   [tags: motor coordination, depressant]
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Technological Dependency - Since the new century, technology has become the focus of our society. We are continually trying to push barriers of technology for the purpose of making our lives easier. Shattering these barriers have revolutionized our lifestyle. It has changed the convention methods of communication, and created ways for us to be more efficient in completion of tasks-from cleaning our house to the creation of skyscrapers. One of the great debates of technology is that technology has changed the way we reason and act, for good or for evil....   [tags: technology, Clive Thompson, communication]
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Classifying Drugs: Dependency - There are many types of drugs and they all have similar yet very different ways to harm you. They also fall into two types of dependency categories, psychological and physical. First there are the narcotic drugs. These relieve pain by depressing the central nervous system. The main source of these types of drugs is opium. The drug of choice in this category is heroin. Because heroin has a high solubility in water it causes the street preparation for intravenous administration to be simple yet instantaneous....   [tags: Hallucinogens, Depressants, Toxicology]
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America's Government Dependency - Government dependency is replacing the illegal drug trade as the most destructive force in our country. Politicians are the counterparts to the drug kingpins, as are their appointed bureaucrats to the pushers and enforcers. We welcome them into our homes, neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and allow them to infiltrate every corner of society. The pushers and enforcers that feed our addiction to big-government money, exhibit many of the same traits and tactics as drug dealers. The idea of getting more and more people hooked, thus assuring millions of mindless users for life is the same....   [tags: Politics] 895 words
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Chemical Dependency Counseling - Introduction Chemical dependency counseling involves direct interactions with the clients and as such standards need to be set which will promote safe and accountable counseling. Chemical dependency counseling has a set code of ethics, guidelines and regulations that seek to safeguard the interests of everybody involved. Laws and ethics ensure that everyone acts in a way that does not cause harm to others. Laws and ethics also help to give the profession its credibility. The Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (2014) gives provisions on the conduct of counselors as stipulated by the law....   [tags: Accountable Counseling, Direct Interactions]
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Chemical Dependency Counseling - Introduction Chemical dependency counseling involves direct interactions with the clients and as such standards need to be set which will promote safe and accountable counseling. Chemical dependency counseling has a set code of ethics, guidelines and regulations that seek to safeguard the interests of everybody involved. Laws and ethics ensure that everyone acts in a way that causes no harm on others. Laws and ethics also help to give the profession its credibility. The Licensed Professional Counselors' Association of Georgia (2014) gives provisions on the conduct of counselors as stipulated by the law....   [tags: direct interaction, laws, ethics, ]
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Social Media Dependency - ... Students cannot escape from this social media dependency even at school. Teachers are constantly pushing social media back into students’ faces to make their own jobs simpler and less time-consuming. When walking into a school one would expect to find focused students giving their full attention to the teacher, which is not the case nowadays. One now walks upon a classroom full of students fully focused on their phones, occasionally looking up at their teacher. School systems have given up on banning cell phones from school, because it is physically impossible to completely ban cellphones in schools due to the relentless dependent students who cannot do without social media....   [tags: addiction to modern communication technology]
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A Crude Awakening to a Ceaseless Dependency in Oil - Crude oil: Seeps into the minds of investors whilst increasingly fueling the deadly dependency within them. Crude oil: Cheap in cost, yet costly in terms of wars fought, lives lost, and societal social and economic dislocations created. Crude oil: the penned “Black Gold” that we seek to posses. What once started out as a newly conventional commodity has now become a diminishing support system for all. It “creates the illusion of a completely changed life, life without work, life for free. It “is a resource that anaesthetizes thought, blurs vision, corrupts.” But with its addictive attributes and strategic leverages, it depicts the qualities of a Siren in an open sea....   [tags: Petroleum, Fuel] 694 words
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Electrical Dependency of California: Problem and Solution - Electrical Dependency of California: Problem and Solution Californians depend on electricity. It powers everything from the phone we use to the freezer that stores goods at the local grocery store. Electricity is part of the infrastructure of California, similar in nature to water supply and food supply. Without the electrical grid system, urbanized society will not function. Electricity is a commodity and a necessity. However, recent failures in power supply due to man-made errors and harsh weather question the stability of the power system....   [tags: stability of the power system]
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Trying to Overcome their Sexual Addiction or Dependency - In the article Is Sex Addiction or Sin by Mary Voboril, she shares a story about Bill R, a South Floridian. “I couldn't walk out and get a quart of milk at 8 a.m. without thinking about it…This was not, however, your usual drug. The addictive agent here was sex, promiscuous, anonymous sex with literally hundreds of partners. For Bill R., resisting junk sex was like asking an advanced alcoholic to put down the day's first drink. I was constantly preoccupied with sex or in the act of sex or feeling guilt and shame for having been in the act of sex....   [tags: std, sex addiction, promiscuous sex]
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United States Foreign Oil Dependency - In 1970 oil reserves became more scarce, leading to a decrease in production, while consumption continued to grow rapidly (Wright, R. T., & Boorse, D. F. 2011). In order to fill the gap between rising demand and falling supply of oil, the United States became more and more dependent on imported oil, primarily from Arab countries in the Middle East. (Wright, R. T., & Boorse, D. F. 2011). As the U.S and many other countries became highly industrialized nations, they became even more dependent on oil imports....   [tags: Energy ]
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Automobile Dependency and the Working Poor - Automobile Dependency and the Working Poor David Shipler briefly mentions in The Working Poor that lack of access to a car is one of the factors that make finding and holding a job difficult. A person in need of a job may be unable to afford a car, since car ownership is so expensive, but they may need a car because of urban sprawl and inadequate public transit networks. But just how serious is the burden of car ownership, and how exactly does under funded public transit and urban sprawl contribute to the need to take on this burden....   [tags: Poverty]
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Productivity or Dependency of Immigrants - Productivity or Dependency of Immigrants As the years pass, America becomes an increasingly diverse civilization. Millions of people are enticed to leave their homeland and cross national borders to enhance their quality of life. America represents grand possibilities of better jobs, improved familial economic conditions and an education, whether it be learning a trade or receiving formal academic guidance. Immigrants are stereotypically viewed upon as those who accept the lowest paying jobs that most native-born Americans will not take, which is considered to be productive in nature for the benefit of the American economy....   [tags: Immigration Immigrants Jobs Essays Papers USA] 1824 words
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Lowering Oil Dependency Will Reduce Climate Change - Climate change is occurring whether politicians, oil companies, car manufacturers, scientists and the public admit it or not. There is scientific proof that the global surface temperature is rising, the sea level is rising, the Northern Hemisphere snow cover is retreating, the glacier volume is shrinking and the climate extremes are increasing (Global Climate Change Indicators). The cause of these rapidly occurring changes is the rise in greenhouse gases and a contributing factor to these rising greenhouse gases is the emissions given out by cars....   [tags: Global Warming Essays]
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Modernization Vs. Dependency Theory - LDC Advisement: Modernization Theory vs Dependency Theory            The path to modernization is one never clearly defined. The following report will attempt to analyze and critique our nation’s potential options concerning social and fiscal policy and use this information in an attempt to recommend future policy agenda.      We will be dealing with primarily two theories on national (i.e. LDC) policy - modernization theory and dependency theory. Both have their own sets of costs and benefits as well as they do policy approaches....   [tags: Political Science] 1471 words
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Alcohol Dependency - Alcohol Dependency Dependence is defined as a cluster of three or more existing criteria according to the DSM-IV for alcohol dependency over a period of 12 months. According to Riley, substance abuse is commonly referred to as an addiction. These terms are often used interchangeably. Dependency occurs over time and is usually taken in excessive quantities causing harm to the individual (Riley, 1998). There is no known cause for alcohol dependency. However, there are contributing factors to the etiology of alcohol dependence....   [tags: Papers] 2587 words
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College Students Dependency on Cell Phones - Missing Chart College Students Dependency on Cell Phones While walking to and from class on campus it is almost impossible to get to your destination with out seeing a fellow class mate using a cell phone in some way. Whether it is checking an email, texting, or calling a friend to engage in some sort of conversation usually consisting of very little substance. It is painfully obvious that college students have become so dependent on these portable devices that they could not carry out their day with them....   [tags: Cellular Telephone]
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Fossil Fuels: Our Societys Dependency - Fossil Fuels: Our Society's Dependency Our society has become dependent on fossil fuels for energy. That seems fine for now considering the fact that everyone is generally happy in the present situation. Fossil fuels are relatively inexpensive and seem to be doing the trick right now. Using fossil fuels arise such issues as global warming, rising costs of scarce resources, and shortages of raw materials. None of these problems will draw full attention until the demand is needed, it's the old supply and demand scenario....   [tags: essays research papers] 545 words
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The Excessive Use of Technology - Technology has been an improvement to society, making people's lives easier to complete tasks or give a better standard of living. However, technology befogs society's realization on the amount of reliance they have on it and it has become a problem. The younger generations that are raised with technology do not notice the dependency they have on technology since they have used it all their life. The tendency to be on technology can be a great harm in one's health. Nowadays it is a requirement to have a computer when pursuing an education, since most of the assigned work is through a type version....   [tags: abuse and dependency] 725 words
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Differential Diagnosis: Alcohol Dependence - Presenting Problem: Robert was encouraged to to seek counseling by his fiance, and willingly scheduled and attended his first appointment on April 18, 2011. Robert is unaware he that exhibits symptoms of Alcohol Dependence, with Physiological Dependance, minimizing the severity of his alcohol use. This diagnosis is based on the apparent increasing tolerance withdrawal symptoms, continued and increased use of alcohol despite the damage to social relationships and work performance. Also, he has used more alcohol to alleviate withdrawal symptoms....   [tags: alcohol dependence, psychological dependence] 566 words
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A Dependency on Alcohol - The clutches that alcohol has on those dependent on it can make quitting from it very difficult and, at times, almost impossible. Some people are able to have one or two drinks and stop, and then there are those that do not know when to stop or who must drink on a regular basis. It is common for people to drink at social functions or with meals, but getting together with friends or family does not mean that alcoholic drinks need to be served to have a good time. When someone used to drink one or two drinks and be able to stop, now that same person has to have alcoholic drinks earlier in the day and more frequently than usual, he or she would be considered an alcoholic....   [tags: substance abuse and addiction, rehabilitation]
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A Quest for Dependency: Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neal Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God describes the life of a black woman named Janie. Janie is raised by her grandmother and begins a close to life-long quest that can be viewed as a search for many things. Most scholars believe that this quest is for independence; on the contrary I believe that this quest is to find someone that she can be dependent on, the kind of dependency that "singing bees" have for pear blossoms. The first man that Janie is dependent on is Logan Killicks. Her marriage to Logan was partially arranged by her grandmother, Nanny....   [tags: American Literature] 631 words
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The Effect of Oil Prices on the Food Industry - When the oil price skyrocketed in 2011, most industries had to bear this price, and the food industry was no exception. The present food sector, including its price is highly transport and fuel dependant. The relationship between fuel and the food industry is systematic and independent. The rise in fuel prices leads to an increase in the price of food. It is important to note that most food-producing firms and farms use machines that hugely depend on fuel to function. They depend on fuel to transport crops and seedlings to farms, to transport food products to the market and to fuel farm equipments....   [tags: Dependency, Production Cost]
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The Effects of Substance Abuse in Young Adults - By the eighth grade, 29.5 percent of adolescents have consumed alcohol, 15.5 percent have smoked cigarettes, and 15 percent have used marijuana (11 Facts About Teens and Drug Use). Substance abuse by young adults using illegal or prescription drugs and alcohol can result in a loss of interest in education, serious emotional problems and chemical dependency. Substance abuse can cause lower grades, leading to becoming less involved in school activities, skipping school because of lack of interest and possibly dropping out all together....   [tags: education, emotional, chemical dependency]
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Our Current US Welfare System Is in Urgent Need of Reform - ... The next options that I would consider changing is the drug testing because applicants are only required to take only one drug test once each year and after the first year applicants are randomly assigned a month within that year to submit to testing if a reasonable notice is given. The last options that I would consider changing would be the compliance portion of the policy. When it comes to compliance the applicant are given a questionnaire or a phone interview. This means the case worker has to take the word of the applicant....   [tags: creates a culture of dependency]
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Consequences of the Abuse of Marijuana - According to the American Medical Association, abuse or dependence on marijuana has increased from 18% to 30.2% since the 1990s (Compton, Grant, Colliver, Glantz, Stinson 17). Without being aware of the facts on the effects of marijuana and its negative associations, the fact that something is being abused clearly projects there is something wrong with using or taking it in too many doses. Legalizing marijuana is a continuous debating topic that can not seem to reach a consensus. Allowing such drug to be freely used in any case, whether for recreational or medical use, should not be permitted because doing so would increase the dependency the drug has on those who take the drug and the preva...   [tags: drug dependency, drugs, health]
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Team Sports A Part of Less Independence - The concept of having a competition that displays physical ability has flourished in today’s society as sports have captured the interest of individuals around the world. They provide a source of entertainment, exercise, and learning. One can play sports as part of a team such as basketball, football, or soccer or simply as an individual in track and field, swimming, or golf. The Olympic games remains one of the most popular and anticipated events, involving global participation in several sports both popular and obscure....   [tags: Athletics, dependency on sports, competicion]
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The Road Far From Heaven: Richard Yates’s Book Revolutionary Road - From the founding and settling of the United States, the deeply rooted American ideology of individualism has compeled the nation to strive for self-reliance and nondependence. This ideology is captured in Walt Whitman’s words “A man is not a whole and complete man unless he owns a house and the ground it stands on” (Jackson 50). However, the early 20th century’s threat of dependency and socialism, resulted in the conformity of a nation after WWII, reaching an ultimate height during the Eisenhower Era in the 1950’s....   [tags: eisenhower era, socialism, dependency]
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Government Addiction: Politicians and Bureaucrats - Government dependency is replacing the illegal drug trade as the most destructive force in our country. The drug kingpins are the politicians we elect, who then appoint their bureaucrats to act as the pushers and enforcers. We welcome them into our homes, neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and allow them to infiltrate every corner of society. The pushers and enforcers that feed our addiction to big-government money, exhibit many of the same traits and tactics as drug dealers. The idea is to get more and more people hooked, thus assuring millions of mindless users for life....   [tags: drug kingpins, government dependency] 857 words
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Understanding the Effects of Organizational Culture and Leadership - Introduction Current trends and previous research in understanding the effects of organizational culture and leadership style continue to contribute to the field of business management. The concepts of leadership style and organizational culture lead to various theories that add to the foundation of understanding business management and to the premise of daily operations. The following literature review focuses on the theories and principles pertaining to leadership styles and organizational climate and culture....   [tags: transformational leadership, dependency]
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Efforts to Help Children at Risk in Australia - Child abuse and neglect constitute an array of multi-prong factors that put children at risk of long term deficits such as incarcerations, economic dependency, school failure and even death. Young people, children and babies experience detrimental upshots in their cognitive, physical, emotional, behavioural and social development (Moore, 2006). The prevalence of child abuse and neglect in Australia was estimated at 29% of all risks substantiations in the year 2009 (Statistics, 2014). The children at risk discourse in Australia, just like other countries were brought into the lime light by Kempe (1962) when he published American Medical Association....   [tags: Economic Dependency, Protection Centers]
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Pharmaceutical Industry and The Manipulation of Clinical Research - ... Many pharmaceutical companies have sponsors that have significant influence over government personnel within the FDA, and many times they use their influence to get FDA members to “look the other way” (Rodwin). The main reason that these pharmaceutical companies manipulate data is to increase their profit. Company managers have strong financial incentives, in the form of stock options and bonuses, to get drugs approved and widely marketed (Brown). This is all with disregard to the quality of the drug in question....   [tags: medicine, drugs, dependency] 1821 words
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Comparing Intellectual Autonomy and Intellectual Solidarity - This assignment submission deals with the advantages and drawbacks of intellectual autonomy and intellectual solidarity on the basis of the arguments from David Hume, Thomas Reid and Immanuel Kant as presented on the video lectures of this class. I also make the claim that many of the advantages and drawbacks discussed by Hume, Reid and Kant correspond to advantages and drawbacks experienced by any self-regulating system that is developing towards either a greater degree of specialization (intellectual solidarity) or a greater degree of diversification (intellectual autonomy)....   [tags: specialization, dependency, testimony] 640 words
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Ridding America of the Growing Cartel Problem - The American population’s dependency on drugs is currently out of control. As a matter of fact, per month is estimated to be 23.9 million people in America are users of illicit drugs (Drug Facts: Nationwide Trends). Media attention to be constantly filled with major celebrities facing their deaths due to drug overdoses. The most recent to join this group is Philip Seymour Hoffman, a famous actor in many major movies. He was found in his home with around 70 bags of heroin, as well as numerous prescription drugs (Moore, Parascandola, Kemp, and Siemaszko)....   [tags: drugs, dependency, control]
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The Consequences of Drilling for Natural Gas - The United States relies on imports for about forty percent of its crude oil, which is the lowest rate of dependency since 1991 according to the U.S Energy Information Administration. Today our country is trying to keep on track in becoming less and less dependent. When it comes to the topic of the future ways the United States will get its fuel, most of us readily agree that the United States should become more independent by using natural gas that is already here on our land. Where this argument usually ends, however, is on the question of the consequences drilling for natural gas brings....   [tags: drilling sites, dependency, energy]
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Medical Marijuana: A Federal Frontier - Medical Marijuana: A Federal Frontier The United States’ Drug Enforcement Agency has created a Schedule of Drugs to distinctly categorize drugs, substances, and certain chemicals used to make drugs. The categorization process takes into account the drug’s acceptable medical use along with the drug’s abuse and dependency potential; then, it is classified into one of the five schedules. The abuse rate is a key determinate factor in the classification of a drug. For example, Schedule I drugs are considered the most dangerous class of drugs with no currently accepted medical use, a high potential for abuse, and potentially severe psychological and/or physical dependence....   [tags: drug abuse, dependency] 1915 words
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Alcoholism and Parenting: Samuel Adams - The subject of parents consuming alcohol and how it affects their children is one that has plagued this world since long before the introduction of the first Samuel Adams. Alcohol damages brain cells and can prevent someone from making correct decisions. Having alcohol in one’s system can lead to violent and very dangerous rampages, and adding children to this mix is extremely harmful to them not only physically but also emotionally. Dr. Michael Windle explains that “alcohol abuse can interfere with parenting skills and marital relations, thereby affecting adolescent development and adjustment” (Effects on Children of Alcohol Dependent Parents)....   [tags: criminal activity, dependency on alcohol]
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The Risks Associated with Computer Dependency - Computers have found their way into nearly every part of our lives. They are intended to make our lives easier and they usually fulfill that purpose very well. They enable us to work from home, stay connected with loved ones who live too far to visit, and they provide us with a constant source of entertainment whenever and wherever we want. The earliest computers were built fifty years ago and it is only in last thirty or so years that their influence has affected our everyday life. In this brief time they have made a remarkable impact on our lives....   [tags: modern data & communication technology overuse]
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Risks of IT Outsourcing - ... However, when IT functions are outsourced additional time may be needed to respond to basic or complex issues that arise within the systems. Although this can be mitigated by detailing expectations within the service agreement, when the current IT staff are knowledgeable on current system the outsourced company will need to be trained and brought up to speed on any company specific processes and systems. This will likely work itself out eventually, but delays can be expected during the transition time....   [tags: timing, knowledgeable, dependency] 619 words
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Treatments of Substance Disorders - In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older were labeled as current illicit drug users, and a little more than half of Americans aged 12 or older were reported being current drinkers of alcohol (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). That same year “an estimated 22.2 million persons aged 12 or older were classified with substance dependence or abuse in the past year based on criteria specified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV)” (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)....   [tags: dependency, music, therapy] 1489 words
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Dependency in Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston - Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God describes the life of Janie, a black woman at the turn of the century. Janie is raised by her Grandmother and spends her life traveling with different men until she finally returnes home. Robert E. Hemenway has said about the book, “Their Eyes Were Watching God is ... one of the most revealing treatments in modern literature of a woman’s quest for a satisfying life” I partially disagree with Hemenway because, although Janie is on a quest, it is not for a satisfying life....   [tags: Their Eyes Were Watching God Essays] 632 words
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Sustainable Growth in China - Chinese economic growth in the past few decades has been truly remarkable. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth per annum on average reached 9.4% in the period 1978 to 2002, the total GDP in 1998 was 6.4 times the GDP in 1978 . Official stats may overstate growth by understating inflation but growth of at least 6% a year is still quite impressive. Prior to 1949, GDP per head was no higher than in 1820 and between 1949 and 1978, growth was only around 2.3% per capita per annum . China’s Gross National Product (GNP) grew 7.2% annually from 1978 to 1990, averaging 9.7% per capita from 1982 to 1988 and was among the best in the world ....   [tags: Dependency Ratio, Education] 1321 words
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The Perils of Alcoholism - Alcoholism Introduction I chose to do a research paper on Alcoholism due to the overwhelming effects and dependency that so many people suffer through this addiction or disease. It is alarming to find out that so many Americans have become so dependent upon alcohol. Not only are adults addicts of this horrible disease but many young children and teenagers are struggling with this type of addiction. It may start of as a way of coping or perhaps from peer pressure. There are many varying factors that have come into play when you begin to examine as to why so many adults, young adults, and adolescents begin drinking....   [tags: dependency, addiction, cirrhosis]
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Computer Dependency and Addiction - ... Computer user ignores the risks and problem of using computers. Computers are a threat to human health. Computers can have effects on eyes, brain molecules and more. Computer is not only a threat to human bodies but can make people lazy. Computer users suffer from health risks. They don’t know that sitting on front of the computer for a long period of time is dangerous. We have become too dependent on computers for personal entertainment and we spend way too much time on them. If we used the computers for learning and as a tool then it won’t be a big issue....   [tags: technology, work entertaintment] 648 words
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Nurse Impairment: A Problem that can Occur to Anyone - Chemical dependency has been acknowledged as one of the leading health problems in the United States. In health care professionals, the number of cases of chemical dependency is one out of five to seven (Guidelines, 2009). Nurse impairment is a topic that can affect any nurse at any time. Students in nursing school need to be told about and understand that nurse impairment occurs frequently in the health care system and it can happen to anyone. Review of Literature Chemical dependency in the nursing profession has been recognized as one of the leading health issues in the America (Guidelines, 2009)....   [tags: chemical dependency, health care system]
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Thought Reform of the International Church of Christ - Thought Reform The International Church of Christ uses various means of the thought reform that Tobias and Lalich discuss. Beginning with the idea of deception, the recruiter tends to lead the potential member into a spiral of unknown information; they will not tell you from the start that they are a part of the International Church of Christ; instead they will say they are from a local congregational church that is interested in having new members join their congregation. Recruiters and members are also able to deceive potential members by being able to combine social events with Bible studies, not telling the person that they are actually attending a Bible study (Rauchno)....   [tags: dependency, ex-communication, denominational split] 816 words
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A Doll House, Trifles and Domestic Dependency - Looking over the course of time, women had overcome some abusive and intrusive periods in society to be heard and noticed as an equal to mankind. Woman have struggled for equal rights as early as the 1800’s, which in this time the role of the woman was franchised in every home, to be seen but not heard, to complete what were daily chores such as cleaning, cooking, sewing and motherhood,. Women were in a time warp, and were in need to speak out, be heard and not judged by their mother baring and homemaking skills....   [tags: Trifles Essays] 1995 words
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Microcredit and Social Business - From Microcredit to Social Business: Towards Making Poverty History Innovative ideas are not standstill, when ideas works they create attraction and developed gradually that microcredit did. In the process of advancement, idea continue to change, newer ideas emerge, sometimes it may outdo the original ideas and very different from the expectations (Mulgan, 2006, p. 154). In the course of time, Grameen Bank own by the ‘poorest of the poor’ who are mostly women becomes a giant that now has 31 different independent companies and organizations....   [tags: poorest of the poor, dependency, capitalist system]
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The Benefits of Carsharing - Automobile dependency became a huge issue in the United Stated. People conduct most of their commute on private vehicles. This presented us with problems in economics, social aspects, and environment. Traffic congestion caused by overcapacity amount of cars on roads provides losses in productivity time, decrease mobility, and increase in energy consumption. In terms of social aspect, drive alone and spend more time by themselves in a car, not all people can afford owning a car. Majority of CO2, greenhouse gas, comes from fossil fuel combustion, and major source of it are private vehicles....   [tags: automobile dependency, car ownership tendencies]
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The Government Addiction - Government dependency is replacing the illegal drug trade as the most destructive force in our country. The drug kingpins are the politicians we elect, who then appoint their bureaucrats to act as the pushers and enforcers. We welcome them into our homes, neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and allow them to infiltrate every corner of society. The pushers feeding this addiction to big-government money exhibit few differences from drug dealers. The idea is to get more and more people hooked, thus assuring millions of mindless users for life....   [tags: government dependency, drug trade, kingpins] 847 words
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Brave New World: Warnings Pertaining to Technological Growth - Technology today is more relied upon than ever before. If one needs to call someone half way around the world, simply take out a cell phone and dial their number. Within thirty seconds, one can be speaking to that person just as if two people were conversing face-to-face. In the same manner, one has access to endless knowledge and resources by the pushing of a few buttons or the click of a mouse. The usage of social media today is becoming more prevalent than ever before because of the convenience it offers....   [tags: technology, society, dependency, convenience]
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Our Dependency on Technology Has Gone Too Far - ... Technology has made monitoring a heart easy through the invention of the Wireless Implantable Heart Monitor.This monitor has made it easier for doctors to check on a patient’s heart from a long distance. They provide doctors with early warnings of problems that must be addressed. Its believed that patients who were having their hearts monitored or tracked had 30% fewer readmissions to the hospital. This monitor is 15mm long and 3.5 mm wide. For most of us technological advances have improved the way we communicate....   [tags: health, communication, social media] 525 words
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The 1988 Free Trade Agreement - To ask why Canada entered the 1988 free trade agreement with the United States of America is to ask a complicated question that is likely to garner a different answer from each respondent. The best that one can do when analyzing the multitude of components that led to this agreement is to eliminate any pre-conceived notions that they may hold about liberalized trade, and attempt to objectively assess the issues that this country faced in the years leading up to 1988. Free trade between Canada and the US is likely one of the most contentious issues that our country has ever faced....   [tags: Canada, US Dependency]
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Tobacco: Breaking the Addiction - Problem I love meatloaf. I am not afraid to admit it; I love it. Many people disagree with my love of meatloaf, but I could have it every night for dinner. And maybe I will; maybe I will have meatloaf every night for months and maybe I will not grow tired of it. It remains delicious to me on every occasion. However on that 57th night perhaps I decide a pepperoni pizza is just too enticing and I cannot resist the temptation so I order a pizza rather than have my customary meatloaf. My pizza arrives and I devour it without a second thought....   [tags: psychological or physical dependency, anxiety]
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Addiction vs Physical Dependence - Important Distinction - Addiction is a nasty word. Especially when applied to those who are physically dependent upon analgesics or painkillers. Though the definitions of addiction vary, most addicts are pigeonholed into one negative category. Some painkiller addicts – including celebrities such as right-wing radio host, Rush Limbaugh, singer/actress Courtney Love, and “Friends” star Matthew Perry – can obtain a bad reputation for becoming dependent; others simply need them in order to survive their day to day lives. Judy*, 53, is a high school teacher from Williamsburg, Virginia....   [tags: Dependence vs. Addiction] 2511 words
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The Social Dimension of Sending Remittances - Introduction The social impact of remittances is a very important area of research and discussion within academia and in the wider world. What is the effect of remittances on the senders, the receivers and the wider communities in which both sides live. This essay will attempt to address the issue of the social dimension of remittances by analysing the debate on this issues through a number of examples of both the sender experience and the receiver experience. In this way we are able to get a better picture of the power of remittances from a social context and what it means to both sides....   [tags: migrants, Yemen, dependency, social value]
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Joined at the Hip - ... As you speak to the Apple consultant over the phone he suggests you recycle your phone, you dumbfounded that is even possible proceed to look it up on Google. Quickly learning that you actually can recycle your phone at places like Staples you are part of the 30% of the population that now they can recycle their phones. (Tech) You like the rest of population thought the only way to retire your phone was to keep it therefore you have what most of call a junk draw where all of your old phones and their belonging lay to rest....   [tags: smartphone dependency]
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The Oil States - Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait - The Oil States - Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait Crude oil is a staple in modern society. Crude oil is an extremely efficient energy source giving out about 100x the energy it takes to garner it. Hence, for the century, man has been extremely dependant on petroleum using it primarily to fuel means of transportation. As a result, wars and various conflicts have been waged over control of oil fields in the Middle East. The United States, being the largest consumer of oil in the world is tightly tied to the economics of the Middle East....   [tags: Energy Oil Renewable Dependency] 1120 words
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Emotional Dependency in Everything That Rises Must Converge - In the short story, "Everything That Rises Must Converge," Flannery O'Connor writes about a man taking his mother on the bus to a weight-reducing class. The man, Julian, is an only child whose father is dead. Although O'Connor does not reveal Julian's exact age, she makes it clear that he has been an adult for some time. The mother, who struggled to raise Julian in his younger years, is still supporting him. The story goes into detail about the emotional relationship this man has with his mother and how it leaves him emotionally stunted and depressed....   [tags: Flannery O'Connor]
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Can I Have Some More Please: Addiction to Prescription Drugs - Addicts do not choose to be addicted. When children gather together and are asked, “What do you want to be when you go up?” Some might say a fireman, a veterinarian, or a superhero. But no child replies to that question and says, “Well actually about that, I want to be a drug addict, and completely ruin my life. I want to destroy any meaningful relationship I have and end up in poverty because any money I do get I have to spend on my addiction. Then after when I’m at my lowest and cannot treat my addiction, have withdrawals that might kill me....   [tags: substance abuse and dependency]
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Unusual Sexual Character Known as a Sex Addict - Is sex addiction a real mental disorder that many individuals cannot control that affects their everyday lives. Sex addiction is a real problem that many professionals and individuals are learning about each and every day. When an individual constantly thinks about sex what do you call this person. You call this person a sex addict simply because sex is being thought about more often than usual. In many people eyes sex is a pleasure between a man and a woman. Addiction is known as a mental mind state where a person is enslaved to a habit....   [tags: mental disorders, dependency]
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Take a Chill Pill: Pain Pill Addiction - In the United States, there is a serious epidemic that has engulfing the rich and the poor, as well as the young and the elderly. Prescription drug abuse is the second most common addiction in the United States, and is rapidly growing. In order to combat the abuse of pain medications, doctors, pharmacies, local, and state agencies should set up criteria to prevent prescription pills from being abused. Furthermore, with the introduction of technology, detecting and preventing pain pill addiction should be the up most priority in the medical field....   [tags: overmedication, substance abuse, dependency]
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Micro-finance and its Impact on Poverty - Despite the growing body of literatures about the microfinance and its impact on poverty, there are counter growing criticisms against microfinance in issues such as reaching the poor, unchanged poverty level, high interest rate, brutality in repayment processes, financial sustainability, and women empowerment. (Hossain, 2010). In terms of poverty reduction and reaching the poor people, the studies edited by (Hulme & Mosley, 1996) on the impact of microfinance on poverty found that poor people do not benefit from microfinance; it is only non-poor people who do well with microfinance and achieve positive impacts....   [tags: Economy, Interest Rate, Dependency] 963 words
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