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Etiology of drug abuse

Etiology of drug abuse

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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Rockville, Md, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Youth -- Drug use -- United States.,
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention.,
    • Substance Abuse -- etiology.,
    • Substance Abuse -- prevention & control -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditors Coryl LaRue Jones, Robert J. Battjes.
      SeriesDHHS publication ;, no. (ADM) 85-1335, NIDA research monograph ;, 56., A RAUS review report, NIDA research monograph ;, 56., NIDA research monograph.
      ContributionsJones, Coryl LaRue., Battjes, Robert., National Institute on Drug Abuse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5824.Y68 E85 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 283 p. :
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2664837M
      LC Control Number85602349

      GHB and flunitrazepam may cause sedation, confusion and memory loss. Main Description The etiology of drug use represents a complex interplay of personality, genetic, environmental, and cultural influences on behavior that are difficult to dissect or treat as independent forces. The large social and physical environment; Part V. It is clear genetics alone is not the cause of drug abuse. Summaries Main Description In Handbook of Drug Use Etiology, a roster of premiere researchers present differing theoretical perspectives and a mix of viewpoints on complex issues ranging from causation to consequences, and including a rich discussion of prevention practices and how they influence policy. Although interest in prevention is evident throughout, most of the book's 34 chapters concentrate on synthesizing current knowledge and understandings of abuse and the theoretical approaches that led to those understandings.

      The closing of Rat Park left unresolved questions as to the cause of addiction and the reason for the current high prevalence of addiction to drugs and other habits. Thus, research in this field has produced a host of differing theories and models to describe the factors influencing drug use. Parents who are not good role models can increase the odds for their children to abuse drugs or alcohol. The axons turn these impulses into chemical signals, sending neurotransmitters across synapses.

      In the s, researchers at the University of Michigan created devices that allowed rats to self-administer drugs by pressing a lever. Eventually, the user must have the drug simply to function and avoid feeling sick or terrible; this is one of the hallmarks of addiction. This pure behavioral model, however, fails to account for the biological changes that addiction triggers in the body and brain. The resultant literature is impressive, yet overwhelming and often contradictory.


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Etiology of drug abuse book

To clarify the situation, the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of repealed, replaced, or updated all previous federal laws concerned with narcotics and all other dangerous drugs. Other drug laws attempt to reduce the demand for drugs by imposing stiff penalties for drug possession, manufacture, and trafficking.

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Legalization and Decriminalization The concept of controlling drugs is a relatively recent phenomenon, and one that has been met with limited success despite the billions of dollars spent.

Environmental Causes of Drug Abuse There are certain life circumstances, particularly among younger users, that are risk factors for, rather than the direct cause of, drug abuse. Approaches to combating the drug problem have traditionally focused on reducing both supply and demand.

In-Depth Journalism ProPublica ProPublica is a freely available website produced by a major online non-profit news organization dedicated to in-depth investigative reporting about current issues in the public interest. The addicting drug causes physical changes to some nerve cells neurons in your brain.

In the Harrison Narcotic Act forbade sale of substantial doses of opiates or cocaine except by licensed doctors and pharmacies. Includes extensive lists of sources and hot-linked footnotes throughout.

How fast one can become addicted, and the overall risk of addiction, varies from person to person, and by drug. MuckReads are shorter reports featuring investigative journalism from other news agencies. Individuals will seek out substances that will alleviate their mental disorder symptom.

MARC View. Family problems. If you lack family support or your family is not very involved in your life, you have a higher risk for drug addiction.

Drug Abuse : Concepts, Prevention, and Cessation

Set a good example. Concepts of prevention; A strong, stable bond between you and your child will reduce your child's risk of using or misusing drugs. Lack of family support or involvement. Most people in drug treatment have a history of criminal behavior; approximately one third are sent by the criminal justice system.In the past, addiction was viewed as stemming from an individual’s moral failing and weakness of will (NIH, ).

With the advances in scientific research, biological theories of addiction as a “brain disease” are now widely accepted; however, this point of view is still sylvaindez.com prefer to characterize it as a condition that requires continued management, rather than a disease.

Aug 26,  · In addition to more thandeaths per annum due to heroin and cocaine abuse, drug abuse could lead to delinquency, early sexual activity, family disintegration, and increased risk of HIV [1, 2].

Substance Abuse & Addiction

Although the rate of drug abuse is reported to be steady in some countries, it has shown an increasing trend in many developing sylvaindez.com by: 3. Drug abuse -- Etiology. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Drug abuse; Substance abuse -- Etiology; Etiology; Narrower term: Drug abuse -- Etiology -- C.

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Michel Neidhart, in DNA Methylation and Complex Human Disease, Environmental Factors. The etiology of schizophrenia is now thought to be multifactorial, with multiple small-effect and fewer large-effect susceptibility genes interacting with several environmental factors.

These factors may lead to developmentally mediated alterations in neuroplasticity, manifesting in a cascade of. Nov 07,  · What is the role of social factors in the etiology of opioid abuse? Updated: Jun 21, findings from the National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network.

What Causes Drug Addiction?

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