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  • Analogs
  • Here, we review the neuroprotective properties of dextromethorphan and its potential for abuse and the potential neuroprotective effects of the drug's analogs and 3-hydroxymorphinan, a metabolite of dextromethorphan. (go.jp)
  • Like synthetic cannabinoids, cathinone analogs are also abused and cause serious problems worldwide. (springer.com)
  • Heroin
  • Su F, Dai X, Li H (2015) Development of Certified Reference Materials of Drug Abuse (Heroin, Etc) for Elimination of Measurement Error in Forensic Drugs. (omicsonline.org)
  • Also, the illicit demand for amphetamines and opiate analgesics, such as heroin, morphine and methadone, will be supplied partly by diverted legitimate drugs, and partly by wholly illicit production and distribution. (druglibrary.org)
  • amphetamines
  • The significance of the legitimate drug system is most obvious for drugs such as methadone, amphetamines and barbiturates, which have important medical uses, and very large legitimate production and distribution systems. (druglibrary.org)
  • NIDA
  • NIDA has an excellent video (below) that explains why drugs are so hard to quit (hint: it's all about the brain). (drugabuse.gov)
  • poverty
  • This is when selling drugs, an alternative to enduring grinding poverty, has been a common enough response as the income gap had widened. (bartleby.com)
  • The common social problems include: Poverty, gender discrimination and social tension. (avsabonline.org)
  • The $15,000 grant will enable Jargowsky, an associate professor of political economy in UTD's School of Social Sciences, to undertake a project entitled 'Windows on Urban Poverty: Describing and Mapping Concentrated Poverty in the 2000 Census. (utdallas.edu)
  • Jargowsky and his research team will produce a report this fall on the changes between 1990 and 2000 in the concentration of poverty, defined as the percent of poor persons who live in high-poverty neighborhoods isolated from the social and economic mainstream of society. (utdallas.edu)
  • crime
  • and, if that wasn't enough, at greater risk for involvement in social problems such like crime and drug abuse. (cdcfoundation.org)
  • The project, using newly released census data, will focus on extremely disadvantaged urban neighborhoods, which typically exhibit high levels of social problems, including crime, drug abuse, delinquency and out-of-wedlock childbearing. (utdallas.edu)
  • These include the development of quantitative objectives for infant mortality, maternal mortality, percentage of low birth weight newborns and specific indicators (e.g. tuberculosis as an indicator of crowded housing, diarrhoeal diseases as indicators of inadequate water and sanitation, rates of industrial and transportation accidents that indicate possible opportunities for prevention of injury, and social problems such as drug abuse, violence and crime that indicate underlying social disorders). (earthsummit2002.org)
  • Drug abuse can lead to homelessness, crime, and missed work or problems with keeping a job. (patientsville.com)
  • clinical
  • This current study takes a preliminary step toward identifying demographic, historic, military, clinical, and social characteristics of veterans with OTH discharges. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • child abuse
  • Social Problems Child Abuse Child abuse is the physical, sexual, emotional mistreatment, or neglect of children. (bartleby.com)
  • In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or also known as CDC defines child abuse as any act or series of acts by a parent or other caregiver that could result in harm to a child. (bartleby.com)
  • Most child abuse occurs in a child's home, but it could also be found within organizations, schools, or communities that the child interacts with. (bartleby.com)
  • Countries have started multi-sector policy and programmatic responses to reduce and prevent violence against children, as a key strategy for achieving an AIDS-free generation, as well as for reducing other consequences of child abuse. (cdcfoundation.org)
  • Drug abuse also plays a role in many major social problems, such as drugged driving, violence, stress, and child abuse. (patientsville.com)
  • concern
  • This element in concern refers to "a kind of belief that a certain social situation/ condition negatively affect the society" (Mooney, Knox & Schacht, 2208, p. 2). (avsabonline.org)
  • Concern over driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) as a risk factor and a cause of road accidents has recently risen, as illicit drugs can influence driving performance in different ways [ 1 - 3 ]. (omicsonline.org)
  • tend
  • With peer pressure and social roles, teens tend to try and be like the person they look up to, and will do just about anything to look and seem cool in an effort to fit in. (bartleby.com)
  • Women also have social ties that tend to be a little stronger then men and may buffer them from health threats. (unnaturalcauses.org)
  • Prevailing systems for decision-making in many countries tend to separate economic, social and environmental factors at the policy, planning and management levels. (earthsummit2002.org)
  • brain
  • Repeated drug use changes the brain. (drugabuse.gov)
  • Brain imaging studies of drug-addicted people show changes in areas of the brain that are needed to learn and remember, make good decisions, and control yourself. (drugabuse.gov)
  • When someone abuses a drug, changes occur in the brain. (chkd.org)
  • Through scientific advances, we know more than ever about how drugs work in the brain. (drugabuse.gov)
  • Repeated drug use changes the brain, including parts of the brain that enable you to exert self-control. (drugabuse.gov)
  • welfare
  • While the need was greatest in lower socio-economic areas, Mr Ackerman said no school was immune to welfare problems. (theage.com.au)
  • The results should be of vital interest to local policymakers in urban areas concerned about neighborhood change, as well as to state and federal policymakers with responsibility for housing, transportation and social welfare policies. (utdallas.edu)
  • cause
  • Other drugs will cause a person to feel or do things better, as well as feel less stressed. (chkd.org)
  • health
  • The Functionalist Perspective looks at the way major social instructions like the family, military, the health-care system, and the police and courts actually operate (Kornblum and Julian, 2004, 6. (bartleby.com)
  • Wealth isn't the only social determinant of health. (unnaturalcauses.org)
  • Together for Girls addresses this egregious human rights violation and public health problem by bringing together the expertise and resources of many of the strongest organizations working globally in development, public health and children and women's rights to collaborate with national governments and civil society. (cdcfoundation.org)
  • We have a powerful opportunity-and a responsibility-to prevent violence, protect children and have an impact on a broad range of health and social challenges facing low- and high-income countries alike. (cdcfoundation.org)
  • The first goals are to help the person get back to normal life and to reverse or stop any health problems caused by drug use. (chkd.org)
  • The content provided on this page is for informational purposes only, and was not designed to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. (chkd.org)
  • Drug abuse is a public health and social problem. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • A general description of the negative physical and mental health problems of drug abuse, in addition to social problems attributed to drug abuse. (coursehero.com)
  • The health and well-being of all urban dwellers must be improved so that they can contribute to economic and social development. (earthsummit2002.org)
  • In particular, it aims to address current international drug control policies and the need for a public health approach that focuses on reducing stigma associated with drug abuse while ensuring that policies do not encourage drug abuse or create social problems of their own. (sciencespeaksblog.org)
  • harm
  • If you can't stop taking a drug even if you want to, or if the urge to use drugs is too strong to control, even if you know the drug is causing harm, you might be addicted. (drugabuse.gov)
  • practice
  • The metaphor of a diamond is used to focus on the links between culture and society, and how they can be applied to a study of social problems, to business practice in the global marketplace, and to the media. (avsabonline.org)
  • For, if in God's grace we are to create the just, peaceful and compassionate society that Dr. King envisioned, we must undergo a lasting conversion of heart and mind and make a firm commitment to teach, learn and practice nonviolent direct action for social change. (archbalt.org)
  • various
  • Their subject matter includes human behaviour in various social contexts, social interaction, social institutions and organisation, social change and development (Haralmbos, Van Krieken, Smith & Holborn 1999). (bartleby.com)
  • Drug abuse involving dextromethorphan, an antitussive, has been a social problem in various geographic locations since the 1960s. (go.jp)
  • stop
  • Why can't I stop using drugs on my own? (drugabuse.gov)
  • It helps explains why your inability to stop using drugs does not mean you're a bad person, just that you have an illness that needs to be treated. (drugabuse.gov)
  • The goal of treatment is to stop using the drug. (chkd.org)
  • Did you ever try to stop or cut down on your drug usage but couldn't? (drugabuse.gov)
  • changes
  • These changes could be a sign you are developing a drug-related problem. (drugabuse.gov)
  • In recent years, some Governments have also begun to make significant changes in the institutional structures of government in order to enable more systematic consideration of the environment when decisions are made on economic, social, fiscal, energy, agricultural, transportation, trade and other policies, as well as the implications of policies in these areas for the environment. (earthsummit2002.org)
  • pockets
  • There are pockets of it creeping into the leafier suburbs as well, where in the past there had been almost no such problems," he said. (theage.com.au)
  • change
  • People who are addicted to drugs are not morally weak and simply unwilling to change their behavior. (chkd.org)
  • From there the person can move to getting ready to make the change, taking action, and staying drug-free. (chkd.org)
  • children
  • Given the ages of your children, I'd be particularly cautious not to use the word "sickness" to describe your husband's problems. (springfieldnewssun.com)
  • I'm sure you'll be very careful about the terms of visitation between the children and their father, as their dad's problem raises serious questions about his ability to safely take care of such young children. (springfieldnewssun.com)
  • Many of these children can learn more appropriate social skills and thus may be viewed as "cured" of their problem since they can function very well in society. (springfieldnewssun.com)