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Addiction is a dependence on a behavior or substance that a person is generally powerless to stop, and will increase in severity over time unless it is treated. Medically, it is the compulsive physiological and psychological need for a habit-forming substance. Questions related to substance abuse and dependency on nicotine, illegal drugs and alcohol, as well as other addictive substances, are asked and answered in this category.
White Ink Tattoos On Tan And Dark Skin: You heard a lot about white tattoos, checked works and photos of tattoos like those all over the internet and you liked it. But, you don't really know and you asking yourself - if you having a tan or a dark skin, should i get white tattoo? how will white ink t…
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This is certainly a difficult question and it's obvious you are very concerned about the child and well you should be. If the father has cleaned up his act (for sure) and made a valiant effort in doing so, then you can (only if you want) introduce your child to his/her father. It is recommended tha…
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in PAWS stands for Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome. It covers a wide range of symptoms that can continue for up to two years in alcoholics and addicts. It should not be confused with Acute Withdrawal, which is over in roughly 72 - 96 hours, and can be immediately dangerous if not life-threatening in…
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Obviously, I can't provide you with a clinical answer. I can only tell you about my own experience. I have a somewhat addictive personality but I have never felt like taking more Strattera than the recommended dose. YMMV of course. I just don't find Strattera fun. If it didn't work the way it does, …
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There are no hard statistics on narcissism because they often go undiagnosed. A true narcissist is less likely to become an addict because of the way that they view themselves in relation to the rest of the world. They see themselves as better than, and doing drugs/drinking/vices would bring them do…
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No. Most are, but some just sit there in a stupor or stay out all night at bars. Nonetheless, it is difficult living with an alcoholic. They can be moody, have health problems, be a drain financially and it's definitely not a good atmosphere for children. Besides that, it's a waste of life for the m…
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well my husband now was a drug add and he has been clean for 3 years but everyone is different and for me when he was using it made me a bitter depressed woman and an angry woman well all dissappeared except the angry woman we got prego with our daughter now my husband has epilespy and estacy trigge…
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Answer Many people report that anger, sadness, boredom, anxiety or other negative emotions can trigger a binge episode. Impulsive behavior and certain other psychological problems may be more common in people with binge eating disorder. Depression may be a factor as well as excessive dieting and …
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You did not mention your age. If you are in your teens, a big appetite is normal and as long as you are getting plenty of exercise and not gaining weight, you probably don't need to worry unless you're purging. (If you don't know what that is, you most likely aren't.) Try to eat foods that are good …
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Unless the abuser in an endangerment to you (only a mental abuser) and you have no proof, or, he's harming others or trying to harm himself, then the law protects him. I know it's unfair, but if there wasn't that law a lot of sane people could be put into not so nice places and that includes women.Y…
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Answer They close your mouths guard cells making you want to have more and when you have much salt you feel thristy.
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Addition to Abuse Yes it is. For some people they are predestined to be this way, while others can learn this behavior from the environment they are in. Abusive partners whether it be physical, mental or sexual, weave their web well and they are just great at brain-washing their victims. While s…
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Answer It's very difficult to tell if the person had a history of drug use. The coroner usually checks the liver, kidneys, spleen, lungs and heart upon autopsy (the filtering organs can tell a lot). Depending how soon after death the autopsy is done is very important. If the person had a long histor…
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Most likely it is not a true addiction and is more characteristic of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder... A true addiction has a basis in some kind of physiological response.
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No, smokeless tobacco does not contain fiberglass or any other additives meant to "tear or rip" the mucosa (lining of the mouth) to allow for nicotine to be absorbed into the bloodstream. Mucous membranes, like that which lines the mouth, are thin and meant to allow for substances to pass through th…
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If you want to stop your adderall abuse Go to a clinic. They will help you through the detox process. With addiction, there is no other way. also attend a local narcotics anonymous meeting to meet people that have been in the same situation.
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In my opinion there is no way to really deal with a drug addict. They have to deal with themselves. If you cut them off they don't care. all that's really on their mind is where to get their next dosage.
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Symptoms/signs of drug abuseabuse and dependency by drug class: abuse: Central Nervous System Stimulants (amphetamine, dextroamphetamine, methamphetamine, cocaine, methylphenidate)Less need for sleep, staying awake for days at a time.AggressionSymptoms similar to hypomania or maniaHyperactivityIncr…
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If he really has respect for himself and loves you he's keep going back for rehabilitation for his drug addiction. It's not uncommon for an ex drug addicted person to have 1 - 3 relapses before healing themselves. Some of the drugs are extremely hard to come off of.
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File a motion to be emancipated by the court. Added: In some states (you don't give yours) minors can be emancipated at younger ages than 17. Suggest that you speak with a school guidance counselor, trusted teacher, social worker or clergyman for advice.
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Answer I would say it depends if she's ever had experience with this type of issue. Me personally, I would say thank you and have a nice day. You are better off getting to the point where you can say, I used to use, but I don't any longer. You should be completely recovered. Any stress in that re…
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Non AA way The Sinclair Method is a great alternative to AA. Read about it at www.sinclairmethod.com . It has helped me tremendously! A great program! Answer CELEBRATE RECOVERY MEETINGS Only God can remove the desire to drink, once one has become an alcoholic & is is clearly out-of-contr…
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Answer Forget It If They Are On Drugs Now They Will Be When They Die. Do Yourself A Favor. Get To Where You Can Leave, That Is When You Walk Out You Have Already Moved All The Things You need With You. Go And Never Look Back. God Bless Answer This isn't as simple a question to answer because …
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- I smoked for twenty-three years at one to three packs a day. I quit five years ago. I am just now getting my wind and stamina back. I do not believe that nicotine itself stays in your system for more than two months after you completely quit. Your body will purge the poisons out of itself rather q…
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Suspending moral judgments, one has to consider the nature of the relationship in it's basic structure; i.e: parent to child, sibling to sibling, child to parent, loved one to loved one; and then be aware of any changes in behaviors when the substance is in use and, or,is being abused. Various drugs…
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Yes, and although I'm a smoker (trying to quit) and many people find it a disgusting habit I find chewing tobacco is worse. Also by chewing tobacco your heart rate just doesn't go up, but it discolors your teeth (worse than smoking) and if you have a mustache or beard it can leave an ugly amber stai…
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Opinion Yes, I think it should be banned because it causes higher rists of diseaeses like lung and other cancers, heart failure, stroke, and second hand smoke is just as bad as smoking the actual thing. So yes, smoking should be banned in public places.  Opinion No. In isolated areas yes; res…
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They live for the drug and nothing else. Some can function live two lives. Eventually, it will show. They stop caring about their appearance, their teeth get nasty looking, they get really skinny, some shake when they don't have their fix, their hair thins out, they don't care how they look, nothing…
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Many years ago both the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association decided Substance Abuse/Addiction is a disease-that also includes addiction to Alcohol. Drugs addiction is a serious disease that effects your health and social life. It can be even deadly (for example, 7…
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It sounds as if you may be referring to the the Salvation Army programs, or something similar, that several state courts contract this service with. The answer is yes. Just because an organization is "Christian-based" does not eliminate it from consideration, especially if its results have a track r…
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Get a new boyfriend...stoners are not likely to quit. I have not seen one quit long term. Only to pass a test for a job or probation. Even then it doesnt always stick with it long enough to be effective and they try to use flushes and products to pass test....good luck! (coming from someone who does…
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Generally no. Was the person a drug user when the policy was taken out? Was it admitted on the application? No. The only exception would be if the policy was in the first two years and the person lied about drug use when the policy was obtained. If it is beyond two years, or the person did not lie …
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well as a work in progress I'm doing really well I'm 11 by the way I've got a chart like this its got days of the week and week 1 week 2 every day if u bite Ur nails then put 1 tally if u do twice then 2 Tally's so one so one if u bite ur nails less then twice a week then give ur self a little treat…
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3-5 days after takingSuboxone stays in your system for 8 hrs. You should know that Suboxone is also given for pain.
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It is because your brain is sort of linked to the internet, as well as muscle memory, it is related to that, but instead of your muscles it is your brain, so it is addicted to it.
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alot has changed over the years in clture but nothing has changed hen it comes todrugs people ehtink it is cool and pressure other teens and even younger kids to start.
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Answer i have been in recovery for 2 years. there are so many, shaking hands, weight loss, but facial puffiness, irritability, avoiding others, sleeping all the time or up all the time, a few make you sleep, alot make you up. doctor shopping, "new"friends" appearance not kept up. PHYSICAL addict…
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You have to be really determined to do it, but it's quite easy. Get a special nail polish (you can get it clear) from your drug store or general store that is specially made to stop nail biting. Your pharmacist can advise. Paint it on your nails every day. It has a bitter taste so as soon as your …
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Answer Johnson's brand of what? Please go to a free clinic, or call the local hospital emergency room and ask them about what you are eating and they can tell you if it is going to be harmful to you or not.
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ththey might have a ball loking item on their cheek and their breath might have the smell of tobacco there teeth may yellow progressive lack of money if young and storing of bottles and cansAlso:Fingers and nails may become stained yellow from "pinching" the tobacco.Look for empty cans in trash/draw…
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My belief is people chew tobacco to break bad habits. Other people do it because they think it's cool. Some people do it because there mom or dad did it. some people also do it for the buzz it gives u
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Certo is the brand name of a product used to turn juice or preserves into jelly and jam. It comes in dry powder form, which looks like gray gelatin granules. It also comes in a clear liquid, which has a texture similar to a thick syrup.
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Simply talking to a person and seeing whether they A) believe they have a drug problem and B) want help. You can also organize an intervention where all the friends and family of the addict get together and try to convince the person to get help. Answer 2) First step to recovery from addiction is …
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Bibliophilia is the love of books. Accordingly a bibliophile loves books, but especially "for qualities of format". A bookworm loves books for their content, or otherwise loves reading in general. Bibliophilia is generally considered to be incorrect, but some would say it is a new, recent, usage. Th…
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well not playing too many video games isn't an addiciton, its when you play for hours stright
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Getting High off SuboxoneYou cant get high off any type of narcotic while taking suboxone.. buprenorphine, one of the main ingreatients in suboxone has an extremely high attraction to you opiode receptors in your brain, making it pointless to use illicit drugs. If you have been given suboxone use it…
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Answer If you click on the 'Drug Effects on Teeth' link on this page you will be able to see some picture and read some data on the effects of drug abuse on the teeth.
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Opium addiction, along with heroin, morphine, codeine and the other synthetic opioids, is a rapidly-progressing addiction that can hook you in a matter of days (as you probably know already). It is also a difficult addiction to leave, because of the discomfort of the withdrawal. Fortunately, it is…
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A video game addiction happens when a person puts a video game before anything else in the world. This can happen in a number of ways, a person doesn't know when to quit and do something else, a person really likes a video game (way to much), that is just a couple of ways (there is probably an unlim…
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Yes alcohol can cause blackouts,it is more common in heavy or binge drinkers but can even occur in moderate drinkers.
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It is very easy to become addicted to a narcissist as they make everyday life seem eventful and exciting with their lack of normal restraints and boundaries. Life without their huge highs and lows may seem dull and grey in comparison, but you must always focus on the trail of misery and destruction …
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He is an addict. we are all addicted to something in a way. However to be an addict you have to "suffer" from an addiction, just as you said.In keeping with the scope of this message board, it would be safe to assume Narcissist can and will be addicted to several things.Sex, having an audience, atte…
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I've always kept my snuff in the fridge Yea, freezing it is the best way, it'll keep for several months without drying out, but throwing it in the fridge is almost as good. And its definitely better than just leaving it laying around.
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"Drug abuse" apllies to the deliberate misuse of drugs (chemicals and medicines that affect the human body). - It can include over-usage or combination of legitimate substances to alter or increase their effect. - It can also apply to using drugs or medicines for other than their intended, prescri…
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It is slightly unclear what you mean by self-abuse. This could involve actual physical harm, or be the old term for masturbation. However, it doesn't really matter for the purposes of your question: the answer is yes. Any activity that is mood-altering is potentially addictive, and sexual experience…
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If you ran away, you would be breaking a incorribible law. Incorrigibility means the breaking of rules or laws that usually don't apply to adults, behaving in a manner that that could endanger self or others, and refusing to obey the reasonable orders or directions of parents and guardians. Incorrig…
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Alcoholics Anonymous is a very popular organization. Unfortunately, a large part of their mission is theological and religious indoctrination. If you prefer, there are alcoholic recovery groups around which do not attach extraneous religious baggage to their cause. Some of these organizations are l…
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The caffeine could slightly burn your stomach or put like a rash or a cut.
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Just dont start drugs. Keep away from them.
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Answer Frome Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Juvenile delinquency refers to criminal acts performed by juveniles. Most legal systems prescribe specific procedures for dealing with juveniles, such as juvenile detention centers. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juvenile_delinquent Also fro…
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Drug addiction begins with tolerance, you start to need more and more to get the same effects. You like the way they make you feel so you start taking more than recommended dosages or more of a street drug. Some drugs are physically addictive which means they actually change brain chemistry. An exa…
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Yes, i did it in the past...to be exact for only 2 years. i had to get my jaw removed 3 weeks ago thanks to RED MAN LONG CUT STRAIGHT. So STOP chewing tobacco while you can.
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How about... "Just say No!" Crack is Whack If you do drug shots, then you do mug shots. "C'mon, just do it !"
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Males typically stop growing early on. Around 18-20, with small amounts of growth after that. However some grow until their mid-20s. The most significant growth for males is during the teenage years.
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Answer Your basic needs for shelter and food can be met if you find a nice cave with a lot of edible plants nearby. Once these basic needs have been satisfied, you begin to accumulate the things you want, i.e. dessert with your vegetables, a hut of leaves and branches instead of the cave, a C…
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thoughts on causes of addictionThere is an emotional, spiritual, physical pain that generates a big black bottomless hole that seems to devour everything - good, bad or the ugly. It seems at times unquenchable. You want to get out of pain if only for a moment. There is an empty feeling, whether unlo…
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I AM A RECOVERING DRUG ADDICT. I HAVE BEEN CLEAN FOR 2 YEARS. I AM A FORMER NURSE WHO BECAME ADDICTED TO XANNAX AND HYDROCODNE. I LOST MY LICENSE, I LOST MY FAMILY'S HOME, I LOST THE RESPECT OF MY CHILDREN AND CO-WORKERS. BUT, WITH THE HELP OF CELEBRATE RECOVERY, AND JESUS CHRIST I GOT IT ALL BACK. …
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men generally have stopped growing at the age of 21.
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There are special pills you can take. Ans) There are many. The best would vary on case-by-case basis. Have you researched online based on your requirements?
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A WORDY ANSWER: It employs numerous low-skilled workers in the United States. It brings in profits from other countries. The loss of tax revenues that go, or are supposed to, for education. But that's a rather small benefit to the huge costs of the roughly hundred-thousand smoking related deaths e…
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The usage of drugs during pregnancy can often have irreversable affects on the child and on the mother. Hundreds of children are born everyday with symptoms ranging from athsma to body abnormalities and sometimes even include stillborn infants. If you are using drugs and are carrying a child I stron…
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Put that in your bong and smoke it lol at least its not real drugs
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will suboxone show up in a urinalysis? will suboxone show up in a urinalysis? Yes, suboxone will show up in a urinalysis test, but,, it does not show up as an opiate drug, it shows up as buprenorophine and hence has a test of its own it is very very rare to be tested for bupamorphine, most probat…
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it make s your body feel high but its not reccomended.i wouldn't have you do this to your body.
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Hypnotherapy certainly can help end drug addiction. You can see a full description of this at http://www.VancouverHypnotherapy.orgClients suffering with addictions to crack, cocaine, pot and other chemically addictive drugs show positive results over a period of therapy. While immediate results are …
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No one really knows the answer to that question and estimates vary widely/
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THE HARDEST PART ABOUT OVERCOMING an addiction is admitting there is a problem and WANTING to stop. If you want to stop using alcohol, I would suggest attending AA meetings. Look in the phone book white pages and call the local chapter for meeting places and times. Practically EVERY town across the…
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I wouldn't suggest it. But the fact that you're asking leads me to believe that you have been using Adderall in combination with an Opiate. If that combination works for you, then Suboxone would not be much different. Both drugs, however, increase your blood pressure significantly and can cause seri…
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The buprenorphine in the Suboxone binds tightly to the opioid receptors, so tightly that the methadone cannot attach and have an effect.
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Drug AbuseA drug is anything that chemically influences the body, This can be Alcohol, illegal drugs, stimulants (such as red bull/caffeine), or cigarettes (tobacco) etc... When you overuse any of these products your body becomes dependent on them ad this creates a 'drug abuse' situation.
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Not all drugs are addictive, but many of them are.
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A form of tobacco that is not smoked, but that sits in the mouth. There is Chew and Dip. Chew is moist leaves of tobacco in a bag that is put into the user's cheek and chewed. Dip is a more find ground tobacco that comes in small cans and has many different flavors such as wintergreen, straight, min…
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Answer He is recovering from doing drugs Heroin, specifically.
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Because desire is greater than fear! Many of the drugs they use produce effects that are pleasurable at first, but if they take them long enough, their bodies and minds then become dependent on them and they continue to use them, even when they no longer are getting the pleasure. They keep trying t…
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An addiction is the need to carry out a practice which might be considered harmful or detrimental to a person. An adiction is something that you cannot stop doing in your life.I have an adiction. My adiction is gum.
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Recognizing drug addiction can be very difficult, especially in teens. In order to help people recognizing drug addiction of loved one, or themselves, here is a some signs of drug addiction: 1. No longer caring about responsibilities or previous interests 2. Begin experiencing withdrawal symptom…
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Yes definitely but they have to be testing for it
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According to an article in The New York Times March 17, 2002. "The slang term jones, meaning an addiction to drugs, is said to have originated among addicts who lived in Great Jones Alley, off Great Jones Street, between Broadway and Lafayette Street."
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The American Medical Association declared Alcoholism to be a disease in 1953. A disease is a pathological condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, genetic defect, or environmental stress, and characterized by an identifiable group of sig…
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Buddhists believe in nirvana and thus do not believe in hurting anything.Their religion bans drugs.
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Chocolate is normally consumed as a snack, but yeah there are people who find chocolate a craving and are possibly addicted to it. The reason of being addicted to chocolate could have been because of depression, or comfort eating. If you think you might be addicted to chocolate try and limit yourse…
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None. A pregnant woman who smokes crack cocaine (or does regular cocaine) puts her unborn baby at risk for all kinds of health problems and birth defects. However, a baby cannot be born addicted to crack (or regular cocaine), because crack cocaine, and regular cocaine, are not physically addictive…
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A "drug addict" is someone with a physical or psychological need to use or consume chemical substances. The human body is easily conditioned by repeated use of a substance (eaten, injected or inhaled) to seek out the same experience repeatedly. There are two drawbacks to this the body may bui…
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Answer Coffee beans. That is not the only ingredient in coffee, like one might suspect. In fact, there are types of coffee that exist which have been made entirely without the use of coffee beans, and instead with chemical substitutes. It is advisable to be weary when consuming these artificial d…
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It means every 4 hours.
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It is not routinely screened for. Most drug test are called 5-panel drug test and they test for the 5 most common drugs. I would be suprised if wherever you are being employed ask for a different test. I wouldn't fret. Besides most people taking suboxone have it legally and are using it to get OFF n…
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Multiple reasons: pleasure (from the main effects or the side effects) addiction (aviodance of the pain of withdrawal).
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Alcohol Abuse - Diagnostic Code 305.00 as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Illness (DSM) is: A. A maladaptive pattern of alcohol use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by one (or more) of the following, occurring within a 12-month period…
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