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    Addiction To Cocaine

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    Abuse and addiction to cocaine is a major problem in the world. Cocaine is known for its medical use; however, it is abused by many people. Scholars argue that at the age of 30, one out six people has abused cocaine. The concern for the abuse is high because of the adverse effects on the body and the mind. The abuse leads to addiction, which can be treated through cognitive behavioral approach that prevents relapse. This helps individuals focus on abstaining from cocaine and any other drug abuse

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    Crack-Cocaine Addiction

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    Crack-Cocaine Addiction at It’s Best In quite a few lower-class communities, phrases like “your mom is a crack head,” or “shut up crack baby” are said jokingly to make fun of someone during what we call a “rip session.” Although said as a joke, some are very offended by the comments. Why? because for some, crack addiction hits too close to home for comfort. Seeing how easy it is obtained in lower class and poverty stricken neighborhoods, many find themselves falling victim to the powerful substance

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    Monica Farfan The Biology of Cocaine Addiction Drugs are addictive substances that produce pleasant states such as euphoria or relieve distress. Drugs are classified into categories which include: depressants, stimulants, and hallucinogens. Depending on the type of drug and the way it is used, referring to if it is sniffed, swallowed, injected, or smoked depends the effect the addiction of that drug has on the body. Scientists such as Koob and Le Moal argue that drug addiction is caused by the dysregulation

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    Substance dependence, also commonly know as drug addiction is a medical condition often transitioning into a chronic relapsing disease. Cocaine is one of the most addictive drugs of a natural origin. Originally, cocaine was used on the 1900’s by surgeons as an anesthetic agent, injected into nerve trunks of patients it produced a localized numbing effect. Today socially cocaine is used as a recreational drug. This is because of its very powerful stimulating effect on the nervous system. The human

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    especially of plant origin have been subject to human curiosity. Some of the first substances have been founded by man for the use of altering their state of being. This interest of drugs has been relevant even today. A perfect example of this is cocaine and its plant origin coca. This drug has been a part of history as early as the sixth century and possible even farther back. The start of cocaine’s journey to America started in Peru. The plant scientifically named Erythroxylon coca is a certain

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    Cocaine and the Brain: The Neurobiology of Addiction In the eyes of the public, the word addict stirs up a negative image: a person of low moral character who willfully chooses to engage in questionable behavior. This image is perpetuated in the media; on a recent episode of E.R., the chief surgeon criticizes another doctor for allowing a heroin addict (who has been treated for an abscess) to exchange a dirty needle, explaining "we donât want these low-lives hanging around the hospital." The

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    In Less Than Zero, cocaine addiction tests a group of three friends against the backdrop of glamorous, 1980’s Los Angeles. I chose this film because I’ve read the novel by Bret Easton Ellis. While the movie differs quite a bit from the book, it still touches on some key points about drug use that Ellis speaks to in the novel. At the beginning of the film, Clay, Julian, and Blair have graduated high school in Beverly Hills. Clay chooses to leave and attend a prestigious university. Blair (Clay’s girlfriend)

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    the cycle of addiction to cocaine or heroin to the point your felt helpless and there was no way out? As long as your are breathing and want help, there is always a way out. There are all kinds of advertisements and claims about various methods that can be used to stop addiction. However, cocaine addiction treatment from a licensed drug and alcohol treatment facility remains the only method of recovery that works on a consistent basis. When is the Right Time to Get Cocaine Addiction Treatment? Sometimes

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    approach her body as a knock at the door yells “LETS GO! IT’S SHOW TIME!” Addiction to drugs is very common in most music artist today. Society stresses the need for better music to vibe to, so music artists turn to an easier way to deal with it. It has damaged many music artists over the years and hasn’t gotten any better today. Most artists are faced with developing a bad addiction problem. Those who admit they have an addiction problem, seeks help and continues the rest of their musical career. As

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    In “The Ascent” Ron Rash introduces us to a child who is brought up by cocaine addicts name Jared. Jared ventures out into the Great Smokey Mountains National Park to escape his sad home life and on his little adventure Jared finds the lost plane authorities had been looking for, for months. Upon leaving Jared takes the ring from the woman on the plan and returns home where he finds that his parents have already run out of drugs. His father takes the ring Jared had found and then sales the ring for

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