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Under the criminal justice system, a crime or deviant act that is medicalized through the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the Mental Disorders (DSM) can be treated instead of punished (Owens et al., 2012, p. 110). Medical collaboration refers to the medical professions opinions and expertise that are provided to legal counsel when an offender pleas insanity (Owens et al., 2012, p. 112). Medical ideology can be seen in two ways such as: blaming a person’s deviant behavior on a disease... ... middle of paper ... ... from http://www.dswleads.com/Ebsco/The%20Medicalization%20of%20Deviance.pdf Owen, S. S., Fradella, H. F., Burke, T. W., & Joplin, J. W. (2012). Chapter 4: Deviance and Social Control. In Foundations of criminal justice (pp.
In first talking about substance use, abuse and addiction as it relates to the Nursing profession it is necessary to understand the aspect of addiction. Drug use is a broad idea that refers to the use of any chemical substance rather legal or illegal. This topic includes prescription drugs, street drugs, herbal supplements, and the like. The term Drug abuse is defined as “the use of a substance or substances in such a way that it leads to measurable personal, interpersonal, or social consequences” (Faupel, C., E., Horowitz, A., M., & Weaver, G., S., 2010, p.20). Drug addiction is then regarded as “a compulsive use of chemicals (drugs or alcohol) and the inability to stop using them despite all the problems caused by their use” (National Council of State Boards of Nursing, 2011, p.1).
Medicare Coverage of Treatment of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. (n.d.). Retrieved from Medicare Interactive: http://www.medicareinteractive.org/page2.php?topic=counselor&page=script&slide_id=925 This article describes what is currently covered by Medicare for substance abuse related treatment. Netherlands Compared with the United States. (2012).
Consequently, illegal drug use is detrimental to the company and could lead to violence, depression and could lead to death. Fortunately, treatments are available t... ... middle of paper ... ...> Groh R.David, Jason A. Leonard, Davis I. Margret, Olson D. Bradley, Ferrari R. Joseph. 2007. Friends, Family and Alcohol Abuse: An Examination of General and Alcohol Specific Social Support. The American Journal on Addictions, 16: 49-55 > McCabe S.E., Boyd J.C., 2005.Sources of Prescription Drugs for Illicit Use.
A reiteration of the target audience being members of congress is included and expanded upon. The Benefit of Project elaborates on why... ... middle of paper ... ...rming policy makers on the best way to write legislation on welfare reform. Works Cited Corman, Hope, et al. "Effects of welfare reform on illicit drug use of adult women." Economic Inquiry 51.1 (2013): 653-674.
Objective: To determined the prescribing pattern of cephalosporins, macrolides and quinolones antibiotics and to monitor and report the adverse drug reaction and drug interaction if any. Methodology: The study was conducted in KIMS Hospital, Bangalore. It is a 1200 bedded tertiary care teaching, super specialty hospital, providing specialized health care services to all strata of people in and around Bangalore. It is a hospital based prospective and retrospective study conducted for a period of six months from January to June 2013, to study the utilization pattern of cephalosporins, macrolides and quinolones antibiotics. We have attempted to observe the utilization pattern of cephalosporins, macrolides and quinolones in our hospital.
First, the study focused on evaluating the ‘psychometric adequacy' of self-reports and staff-reports concerning alcohol and drug problems in patients with severe mental conditions (Moller and Linaker, 2010). Second, the study aimed at finding an answer to whether psychotic patients provide inadequate assessments on their alcohol and drug abuse problems. Methods The collection of data was done through random sampling of patients from Trondheim city. The data was collected from September to October 2001 from a total of 48 participants, 22 and 26 outpatients and inpatients respectively (Moller and Linaker, 2010). The sample population provided primary data by filling questionnaires: the Short Michigan Alcohol Screening Test (SMAST-13) and Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST-20).
Ethical issues in addictions counseling. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 43(4), 209. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/213919931?accountid=12085 Smyth, N. (1994). Addictions counseling: a practical guide to counseling people with chemical and other addictions/The addiction process: effective social work approaches/Clinical work with substance-abusing clients (book). Social Work, 39(5), 616.
This paper will discuss treatment or punishment debated concerning depression and mental illness in the justice system. Existing studies will be used to help in the study of depression and mental illness from different sources. Depression and Violence Depression, according to Webster (1988), is a psychotic condition marked by an inability to concentrate and feelings of dejection and quilt. "(p.364) Depression is most commonly treatable with counseling, but what happens when counseling fail? Although our current mental health system is not perfect it has been able to bring us where we are today.