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Drug Abuse - Paper 6

  • Date Submitted: 04/08/2010 02:24 PM
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Just say the word "DRUG", many definitons and meanings will come to our mind. Drug is used as an ingredient for medicine but many people use drugs in the wrong way. We can't just say that drugs are not only narcotic but also common. Everyday medicines such as aspirins are used. This kind of medicine also are drugs.
When we take drugs the right way as medication with the approval of a doctor, drugs could help to ease the pain and illness. There are many types of drugs in this world. The common drugs are are used are like, marijuana, heroin, and hashish, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), cocaine, nictoine, amphetamines (known as pep pills, ecstasy, and many more.
Drugs fall into three categories. First, there are the stimulants such as cocaine and amphetamines and the depressant such as barbiturates. Lastly, there are the psychedelic drugs that include marijuana, hashish, peyote, and LSD. Each category has it own effect on its users taking it. The most common stimulants are amphetamines. It keeps the users awake as they ward off sleep. When it's taken always, it can 'eat' the body tissue and will 'break' the brain. When the user directly injects the drug into their body, the amphetamines will create a sexual flash. However, after one effect of the drug, whether the user swallows or injects it, wears off, a sudden attack attack of deep depression will hit the user. They will find and take more drugs to make their body back to normal again. Research has shown that users may become wild while under the drug's influence.
Barbiturates bring a sleepy feeling to the user. It is most dangerous and risk when the user takes it in a large amount. When it is taken overdose, it can damage many of the user's body organs such the heart, liver, lungs and kidney's resulting in death to the user.
Psychedelic drugs have many ill effects such as marijuana will relax the user and bring the user a gentle sort of euphoria. The user's senses of time distance are distorted and at times....


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