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    The Relationship of Marijuana Accessibility & Substance Abuse

    A growing concern in the medical and mental health field is the relationship between marijuana use and further illicit drug abuse. Due to the recent state laws passing in Washington and Colorado, there has been a need for a study to address the accessibility factor in relations to the “gateway hypothesis” to marijuana. The fear […] More

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    Women Abuse in India

    Violence against women in India Violence against women in India isn’t just a current issue, but rather has deep seated traditional roots in the culture. In order to combat the problem, we must understand its causes. In India, the problem of violence against women is a result of a long standing power imbalance between men […] More

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    Child Abuse

    Child abuse is any emotional, sexual, or physical mistreatment, as well as neglect of a child. Some countries may vary in their definition of the term. In the USA. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) defines child abuse as ” child maltreatment as any act or series of acts of commission or omission […] More

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    Prescription Drug Abuse

    Millions of people throughout the world are taking drugs on a daily basis. If you were to ask someone why they take prescription drugs, most people would be taking them for the right reason. However, it’s estimated that twenty percent of people in the United States alone have used prescription drugs for non-medical reasons.1 Prescription […] More

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    The following types of abuse

    * Physical abuse: hitting, slapping, kicking, punching & misuse of medication * Sexual abuse: rape/non-consensual sex, sexual assault, inappropriate touching, kissing & groping * Emotional/psychological abuse: threats of harm/abandonment, over controlling, harassment, intimidation & withdrawal from support networks/services * Financial abuse: financial exploitation, theft, misuse of possessions, property or benefits, by someone who has been […] More

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    Teens Abuse of Drugs

    Teens tend to try new things and take risks, so they may take drugs or drink alcohol because it seems exciting. Teens with family members who have problems with alcohol or other drugs are more likely to have serious substance abuse problems. Also, teens who feel that they are not connected to or valued by […] More

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    Protection from Harm & Abuse

    Throughout this work I will relate to a case study. I will provide a definition of abuse using both sociological and psychological perspectives to contribute to our understanding of the causes of abuse. I will define the types, indicators, signs and symptoms of abuse and its impact on families and individuals, identifying factors relevant to […] More

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    How Is Animal Abuse Linked to Human Abuse

    How is animal abuse linked to human abuse? What is animal abuse? Abuse is define to be a misuse or mistreatment and attempt to harm another person or thing. Several studies have shown that animal abuse and neglect may indicate that others in the home maybe at risk of abuse and neglect, also. Abuse has […] More

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    Role of Social Media in Creating Drug Abuse

    Abstract The study seeks to establish the general trend of the drug problem and critically analyse strategies used to address the problem; attempts to identify the role that twitter can play in creating awareness of the danger that drug abuse can bring to the society in general and within Nigerian campuses in particular. The findings […] More

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    Signs of Abuse

    1.1 & 1.2-Define the following types of abuse… physical abuse. signs of physical abuse are Fractures Burns Bed sores Fear Depression Unexplained weight loss Assault (can be intentional or reckless) Sexual abuse Loss of sleep Unexpected or unexplained change in behaviour Bruising Soreness around the genitals Torn, stained or bloody underwear A preoccupation with anything […] More

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    Child Abuse Research Paper

    Child abuse happens to children everyday as sad as it may sounds, and many children do not get to live a happy healthy life. “Child abuse happens when a parent or other adult causes serious physical or emotional harm to a child. The most serious cause of child abuse can end in the child’s death. […] More

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    Growing up through child abuse and neglect

    Many people do not realize how a child growing up in an abusive or neglected household affects their future. People go through hard times hiding it from the world; secretly hoping someone finds out about their story and helps them. There are many children throughout the world that do not know what it is like […] More

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    Adolescence and Substance Abuse or Addiction

    Adolescents, or teenagers, use drugs (prescription and illegal) and alcohol for many of the same reasons as adults. Most notably, the pleasure or euphoric feeling associated with use and as an escape from the stress and pressure of a situation or of life in general. Many students have even started using prescription drugs, such as […] More

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    Drug Abuse

    1.0 Topic and Chosen aspect Drug abuse among teenagers is the chosen aspect for this report. Drug abuse is defined as the excessive use of drugs without medicine justification. It is reported that 50% of teenagers have abused a drug of some kind (Teendrugrehabs n.d.). 1.1 Critical evaluation of findings One of the main factors […] More

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    Elder Abuse

    Elder abuse is a horrible problem: during people’s sunset years, they should relax and be comfortable, not have to worry about abuse from family members and caregivers. However, the issue of people abusing the vulnerable elderly is a growing one in the United States. What causes it? This essay explains a growing theory that accounts […] More

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    The causes and effects of drug abuse amongst the youth

    A drug can be said to be any substance used in medicine. It can also be said to be any substance taken by some people to get a certain effect, such as happiness and excitement. A drug addict is said to be someone whose life has become dependent on drugs, hence drug abuse. Peer pressure; […] More

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    Elder Abuse

    The Seriousness of Elder Abuse in Hong Kong Families To let older adults enjoy a sense of security and a sense of belonging is a time-honoured tradition in the Chinese society. Unfortunately, elder abuse has risen as a serious social problem in Hong Kong. An organization called “The Against Elderly Abuse of Hong Kong” has […] More

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    Substance Abuse Clinical Assessment & Treatment Plan

    Name of Client: David J General Information: 18yo male, currently seeking therapy @ community mental health center following a traumatic accident that ended any possibility for a football career Medical / Physical Health Status: family Dr. stated David possibly has depression as a result of the accident; still recovering from injury Employment/Work History and Financial […] More

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    Abuse of power Vs Spiritual Redemption

    The Tempest is full of different themes that work perfectly to bring out the mastery of Shakespeare. However, two themes that stand out in the play, and they have been the source of much debate over the years. Both themes are backed with incredible, pinpoint accurate evidence over the dominance of the other. Over the […] More

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    Understanding child sexual abuse: perspectives from the Caribbean

    Many forms of child abuse exist. One of the rampant forms of child abuse is Child Sexual Abuse. Child sexual abuse is cruelty committed against children by adults or older adolescents in which the perpetrators use the child for sexual stimulation. Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) occurs in various settings that include home, work or school. […] More

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    Alcohol and Drug Abuse

    Alcoholism and drug abuse in the workplace or school can no longer be ignored by employers and institutions as they contribute to poor performances. Excessive use of alcohol and drugs leads to addiction, which is never addressed by most companies leading to a decrease in an employee’s morale. Drug usage and alcoholism may also make […] More