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...oxing process in prison, “it is merely a process of the patient separating from the drug” (p. 7). Conveying this is a extensive process which many addicts may indeed find to be worse than a jail stint or prison sentence.
In conclusion, drug use, substance abuse, and addiction are ever growing epidemics in today’s society! The film Requiem for a Dream conveys to its viewers the destruction to an individual’s life if they fall victim to addiction. Sara was placed in a mental hospital, Harry lost his arm, Marion partook in explicit sexual endeavors, ripping her of her morals, and Tyrone was arrested and jailed, where he experienced critical withdrawal symptoms. These are all situations that could have been avoided. It is important for someone to think before they intake any drug even the mildest of forms because, who knows? They may be next to fall victim to addiction!
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