Child Abuse: Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Suggestion: The uncritical acceptance of an idea or plan of action.Child Abuse, Sexual: Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.Elder Abuse: Emotional, nutritional, financial, or physical maltreatment, exploitation, or abandonment of the older person generally by family members or by institutional personnel.Spouse Abuse: Deliberate severe and repeated injury to one domestic partner by the other.Adult Survivors of Child Abuse: Persons who were child victims of violence and abuse including physical, sexual, or emotional maltreatment.Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Health facilities providing therapy and/or rehabilitation for substance-dependent individuals. Methadone distribution centers are included.Marijuana Abuse: The excessive use of marijuana with associated psychological symptoms and impairment in social or occupational functioning.Substance Abuse Detection: Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.Alcoholism: A primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often progressive and fatal. It is characterized by impaired control over drinking, preoccupation with the drug alcohol, use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking, most notably denial. Each of these symptoms may be continuous or periodic. (Morse & Flavin for the Joint Commission of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Society of Addiction Medicine to Study the Definition and Criteria for the Diagnosis of Alcoholism: in JAMA 1992;268:1012-4)Street Drugs: Drugs obtained and often manufactured illegally for the subjective effects they are said to produce. They are often distributed in urban areas, but are also available in suburban and rural areas, and tend to be grossly impure and may cause unexpected toxicity.Mandatory Reporting: A legal requirement that designated types of information acquired by professionals or institutions in the course of their work be reported to appropriate authorities.Sex Offenses: Any violation of established legal or moral codes in respect to sexual behavior.United StatesPhencyclidine Abuse: The misuse of phencyclidine with associated psychological symptoms and impairment in social or occupational functioning.Opioid-Related Disorders: Disorders related or resulting from abuse or mis-use of opioids.Cocaine-Related Disorders: Disorders related or resulting from use of cocaine.Human Rights Abuses: Deliberate maltreatment of groups of humans beings including violations of generally-accepted fundamental rights as stated by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to substance abuse and mental health. It is commonly referred to by the acronym SAMHSA. On 1 October 1992, the United States Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (ADAMHA) became SAMHSA.Methamphetamine: A central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic with actions and uses similar to DEXTROAMPHETAMINE. The smokable form is a drug of abuse and is referred to as crank, crystal, crystal meth, ice, and speed.Cocaine: An alkaloid ester extracted from the leaves of plants including coca. It is a local anesthetic and vasoconstrictor and is clinically used for that purpose, particularly in the eye, ear, nose, and throat. It also has powerful central nervous system effects similar to the amphetamines and is a drug of abuse. Cocaine, like amphetamines, acts by multiple mechanisms on brain catecholaminergic neurons; the mechanism of its reinforcing effects is thought to involve inhibition of dopamine uptake.Domestic Violence: Deliberate, often repetitive physical, verbal, and/or other types of abuse by one or more members against others of a household.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Violence: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.Amphetamine-Related Disorders: Disorders related or resulting from use of amphetamines.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Crime Victims: Individuals subjected to and adversely affected by criminal activity. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Hypnosis: A state of increased receptivity to suggestion and direction, initially induced by the influence of another person.Inhalant Abuse: Illicit use of chemicals and products whose vapors can be inhaled to produce a rapid mind-altering effect. Inhalants include aerosols, gases, and volatile solvents that are often inhaled repeatedly to achieve the short-lived intoxicating effect.Narcotics: Agents that induce NARCOSIS. Narcotics include agents that cause somnolence or induced sleep (STUPOR); natural or synthetic derivatives of OPIUM or MORPHINE or any substance that has such effects. They are potent inducers of ANALGESIA and OPIOID-RELATED DISORDERS.Behavior, Addictive: The observable, measurable, and often pathological activity of an organism that portrays its inability to overcome a habit resulting in an insatiable craving for a substance or for performing certain acts. The addictive behavior includes the emotional and physical overdependence on the object of habit in increasing amount or frequency.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Residential Treatment: A specialized residential treatment program for behavior disorders including substance abuse. It may include therapeutically planned group living and learning situations including teaching of adaptive skills to help patient functioning in the community. (From Kahn, A. P. and Fawcett, J. Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 1993, p320.)Central Nervous System Stimulants: A loosely defined group of drugs that tend to increase behavioral alertness, agitation, or excitation. They work by a variety of mechanisms, but usually not by direct excitation of neurons. The many drugs that have such actions as side effects to their main therapeutic use are not included here.Oxycodone: A semisynthetic derivative of CODEINE.Substance Abuse, Intravenous: Abuse, overuse, or misuse of a substance by its injection into a vein.Criminal Law: A branch of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging and trial of suspected persons, and fixes the penalties and modes of treatment applicable to convicted offenders.Analgesics, Opioid: Compounds with activity like OPIATE ALKALOIDS, acting at OPIOID RECEPTORS. Properties include induction of ANALGESIA or NARCOSIS.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic: A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.Drug and Narcotic Control: Control of drug and narcotic use by international agreement, or by institutional systems for handling prescribed drugs. This includes regulations concerned with the manufacturing, dispensing, approval (DRUG APPROVAL), and marketing of drugs.Heroin: A narcotic analgesic that may be habit-forming. It is a controlled substance (opium derivative) listed in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 Parts 329.1, 1308.11 (1987). Sale is forbidden in the United States by Federal statute. (Merck Index, 11th ed)Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: A phenomenon in which symptoms of a disease are fabricated by an individual other than the patient causing unnecessary, and often painful, physical examinations and treatments. This syndrome is considered a form of CHILD ABUSE, since another individual, usually a parent, is the source of the fabrication of symptoms and presents the child for medical care.Incest: Sexual intercourse between persons so closely related that they are forbidden by law to marry.Diagnosis, Dual (Psychiatry): The co-existence of a substance abuse disorder with a psychiatric disorder. The diagnostic principle is based on the fact that it has been found often that chemically dependent patients also have psychiatric problems of various degrees of severity.Hydrocodone: Narcotic analgesic related to CODEINE, but more potent and more addicting by weight. It is used also as cough suppressant.Comorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Ethanol: A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.Self Administration: Administration of a drug or chemical by the individual under the direction of a physician. It includes administration clinically or experimentally, by human or animal.Child Advocacy: Promotion and protection of the rights of children; frequently through a legal process.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Crime: A violation of the criminal law, i.e., a breach of the conduct code specifically sanctioned by the state, which through its administrative agencies prosecutes offenders and imposes and administers punishments. The concept includes unacceptable actions whether prosecuted or going unpunished.Risk-Taking: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Interview, Psychological: A directed conversation aimed at eliciting information for psychiatric diagnosis, evaluation, treatment planning, etc. The interview may be conducted by a social worker or psychologist.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Methadone: A synthetic opioid that is used as the hydrochloride. It is an opioid analgesic that is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. It has actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1082-3)Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Rape: Unlawful sexual intercourse without consent of the victim.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Prescription Drugs: Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.Alcohol-Related Disorders: Disorders related to or resulting from abuse or mis-use of alcohol.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Buprenorphine: A derivative of the opioid alkaloid THEBAINE that is a more potent and longer lasting analgesic than MORPHINE. It appears to act as a partial agonist at mu and kappa opioid receptors and as an antagonist at delta receptors. The lack of delta-agonist activity has been suggested to account for the observation that buprenorphine tolerance may not develop with chronic use.Psychiatric Status Rating Scales: Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Carisoprodol: A centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant whose mechanism of action is not completely understood but may be related to its sedative actions. It is used as an adjunct in the symptomatic treatment of musculoskeletal conditions associated with painful muscle spasm. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1202)Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Categorical classification of MENTAL DISORDERS based on criteria sets with defining features. It is produced by the American Psychiatric Association. (DSM-IV, page xxii)Sexual Behavior: Sexual activities of humans.Fraud: Exploitation through misrepresentation of the facts or concealment of the purposes of the exploiter.Criminals: Persons who have committed a crime or have been convicted of a crime.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Sexual Harassment: A form of discrimination in the workplace which violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sexual harassment takes two forms: quid pro quo, where the employee must submit to sexual advances in exchange for job benefits or be penalized for refusing; or a hostile environment, where the atmosphere of the workplace is offensive and affects the employee's well-being. Offensive sexual conduct may include unwelcome advances, comments, touching, questions about marital status and sex practices, etc. Both men and women may be aggressors or victims. (Slee and Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed, p.404). While civil rights legislation deals with sexual harassment in the workplace, the behavior is not restricted to this; it may take place outside the work environment: in schools and colleges, athletics, and other social milieus and activities.Motivation: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.Contusions: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.Forensic Medicine: The application of medical knowledge to questions of law.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Brain: The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Dose-Response Relationship, Drug: The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Depression: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.Psychoses, Substance-Induced: Psychotic organic mental disorders resulting from the toxic effect of drugs and chemicals or other harmful substance.Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors: Drugs that block the transport of DOPAMINE into axon terminals or into storage vesicles within terminals. Most of the ADRENERGIC UPTAKE INHIBITORS also inhibit dopamine uptake.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Aggression: Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Substance Withdrawal Syndrome: Physiological and psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal from the use of a drug after prolonged administration or habituation. The concept includes withdrawal from smoking or drinking, as well as withdrawal from an administered drug.Behavior, Animal: The observable response an animal makes to any situation.Anabolic Agents: These compounds stimulate anabolism and inhibit catabolism. They stimulate the development of muscle mass, strength, and power.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Sodium Oxybate: The sodium salt of 4-hydroxybutyric acid. It is used for both induction and maintenance of ANESTHESIA.Adolescent Behavior: Any observable response or action of an adolescent.Life Change Events: Those occurrences, including social, psychological, and environmental, which require an adjustment or effect a change in an individual's pattern of living.Psychotropic Drugs: A loosely defined grouping of drugs that have effects on psychological function. Here the psychotropic agents include the antidepressive agents, hallucinogens, and tranquilizing agents (including the antipsychotics and anti-anxiety agents).Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Dopamine: One of the catecholamine NEUROTRANSMITTERS in the brain. It is derived from TYROSINE and is the precursor to NOREPINEPHRINE and EPINEPHRINE. Dopamine is a major transmitter in the extrapyramidal system of the brain, and important in regulating movement. A family of receptors (RECEPTORS, DOPAMINE) mediate its action.Psychometrics: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.Designer Drugs: Drugs designed and synthesized, often for illegal street use, by modification of existing drug structures (e.g., amphetamines). Of special interest are MPTP (a reverse ester of meperidine), MDA (3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine), and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Many drugs act on the aminergic system, the physiologically active biogenic amines.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Conditioning, Operant: Learning situations in which the sequence responses of the subject are instrumental in producing reinforcement. When the correct response occurs, which involves the selection from among a repertoire of responses, the subject is immediately reinforced.Narcotic Antagonists: Agents inhibiting the effect of narcotics on the central nervous system.Shame: An emotional attitude excited by realization of a shortcoming or impropriety.Adaptation, Psychological: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Statistics as Topic: The science and art of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data that are subject to random variation. The term is also applied to the data themselves and to the summarization of the data.Parent-Child Relations: The interactions between parent and child.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Cannabis: The plant genus in the Cannabaceae plant family, Urticales order, Hamamelidae subclass. The flowering tops are called many slang terms including pot, marijuana, hashish, bhang, and ganja. The stem is an important source of hemp fiber.Drug Users: People who take drugs for a non-therapeutic or non-medical effect. The drugs may be legal or illegal, but their use often results in adverse medical, legal, or social consequences for the users.Hallucinogens: Drugs capable of inducing illusions, hallucinations, delusions, paranoid ideations, and other alterations of mood and thinking. Despite the name, the feature that distinguishes these agents from other classes of drugs is their capacity to induce states of altered perception, thought, and feeling that are not experienced otherwise.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Models, Psychological: Theoretical representations that simulate psychological processes and/or social processes. These include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine: An N-substituted amphetamine analog. It is a widely abused drug classified as a hallucinogen and causes marked, long-lasting changes in brain serotonergic systems. It is commonly referred to as MDMA or ecstasy.Psychopathology: The study of significant causes and processes in the development of mental illness.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Depressive Disorder: An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.Culture: A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.Terminology as Topic: The terms, expressions, designations, or symbols used in a particular science, discipline, or specialized subject area.Family Therapy: A form of group psychotherapy. It involves treatment of more than one member of the family simultaneously in the same session.Reward: An object or a situation that can serve to reinforce a response, to satisfy a motive, or to afford pleasure.Coercion: The use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Homeless Persons: Persons who have no permanent residence. The concept excludes nomadic peoples.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.PrisonersSeverity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Antisocial Personality Disorder: A personality disorder whose essential feature is a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others that begins in childhood or early adolescence and continues into adulthood. The individual must be at least age 18 and must have a history of some symptoms of CONDUCT DISORDER before age 15. (From DSM-IV, 1994)Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.): Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems to reduce the health, social, and economic consequences of this disease. NIAAA, NIMH, and NIDA were created as coequal institutes within the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration in 1974. It was established within the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH in 1992.Amphetamine: A powerful central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic. Amphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulation of release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. Amphetamine is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic. The l- and the d,l-forms are included here. The l-form has less central nervous system activity but stronger cardiovascular effects. The d-form is DEXTROAMPHETAMINE.CaliforniaReinforcement (Psychology): The strengthening of a conditioned response.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.Amino Acid Sequence: The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.Suicide, Attempted: The unsuccessful attempt to kill oneself.Motor Activity: The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.Great BritainSocial Problems: Situations affecting a significant number of people, that are believed to be sources of difficulty or threaten the stability of the community, and that require programs of amelioration.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Morphine: The principal alkaloid in opium and the prototype opiate analgesic and narcotic. Morphine has widespread effects in the central nervous system and on smooth muscle.Amphetamines: Analogs or derivatives of AMPHETAMINE. Many are sympathomimetics and central nervous system stimulators causing excitation, vasopressin, bronchodilation, and to varying degrees, anorexia, analepsis, nasal decongestion, and some smooth muscle relaxation.Base Sequence: The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Expert Testimony: Presentation of pertinent data by one with special skill or knowledge representing mastery of a particular subject.Kinetics: The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.Dictionaries, MedicalPilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Alcohol-Induced Disorders: Disorders stemming from the misuse and abuse of alcohol.Codeine: An opioid analgesic related to MORPHINE but with less potent analgesic properties and mild sedative effects. It also acts centrally to suppress cough.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.Rats, Sprague-Dawley: A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Power (Psychology): The exertion of a strong influence or control over others in a variety of settings--administrative, social, academic, etc.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Prisons: Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Ethics, Medical: The principles of professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the physician, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the physician in patient care and interpersonal relations with patient families.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Conflict (Psychology): The internal individual struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, or external and internal demands. In group interactions, competitive or opposing action of incompatibles: antagonistic state or action (as of divergent ideas, interests, or persons). (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Peer Group: Group composed of associates of same species, approximately the same age, and usually of similar rank or social status.Child of Impaired Parents: Child with one or more parents afflicted by a physical or mental disorder.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.Nucleus Accumbens: Collection of pleomorphic cells in the caudal part of the anterior horn of the LATERAL VENTRICLE, in the region of the OLFACTORY TUBERCLE, lying between the head of the CAUDATE NUCLEUS and the ANTERIOR PERFORATED SUBSTANCE. It is part of the so-called VENTRAL STRIATUM, a composite structure considered part of the BASAL GANGLIA.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Mutation: Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.Psychotherapy: A generic term for the treatment of mental illness or emotional disturbances primarily by verbal or nonverbal communication.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Evidence-Based Medicine: An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)Child Custody: The formally authorized guardianship or care of a CHILD.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Adolescent Psychology: Field of psychology concerned with the normal and abnormal behavior of adolescents. It includes mental processes as well as observable responses.Social Work: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.Anxiety: Feeling or emotion of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.
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In that lawsuit, AARC denies the suggestion that it failed to investigate reports of abuse." - http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/2008- ... Rachel O'Neill, who was treated at AARC in 2002, alleged many instances of verbal and physical abuse, and that she had been ... In February 2009, AARC became the subject of controversy when former patients made allegations of abuse. On February 13, the ... in which former patients specified alleged instances of abuse at AARC. ...
Behavior problems Including sexual problems, drug abuse, suicide, child abuse RC569.7-571 Mental retardation. Developmental ... Suggestion therapy RC500-510 Psychoanalysis RC512-569.5 Psychopathology RC512-528 Psychoses RC530-552 Neuroses RC554-569.5 ...
Brett Bodner (27 December 2016). "George Karl accuses NBA stars of steroid abuse in new book - 'It's obvious some of our ... "Adam Silver addresses George Karl's suggestion of PED use in the NBA". USA Today. 13 January 2017. Retrieved 8 February 2017. ...
Although the members held the right to vote for wage increases they rarely abused this privilege. They were very aware that any ... He also introduced a suggestion scheme whereby labourers could receive 2s 6d for every adopted proposition. ...
Instances of police abuse of persons in police custody, official corruption, violence and discrimination against women, child ... this suggestion was widely rebuked for its infringement of the rights of the individual. Capital punishment exists in Taiwan. ... although isolated reports of human rights abuse still surface occasionally. Taiwanese residents generally enjoyed a high ... prostitution and abuse, and trafficking of women and children occurred. In recent years, Taiwan's laws have focused on ...
He characterized the abuse of illicit substances as "public enemy number one in the United States". Under Nixon, the U.S. ... Nixon and the Congress ignore the suggestion. 1974: A Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, chaired by Sen. James O. Eastland ... 1986: The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 was enacted into law by Congress. It changed the system of federal supervised release ... 1972, March 22: The National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse recommends legalizing possession and sales of small amounts ...
She contacted domestic abuse charities and spoke to abuse victims as research for the storyline. Producers created a twist when ... Gaskell said that Kirsty is "sceptical" about the suggestion as she is worried that he is governing her using "mind games". On ... During the domestic abuse storyline, Gaskell received letters from viewers who related to Kirsty's situation. The actress found ... That is] a frustrating question for an abuse victim to be asked. The question should be 'Why doesn't he stop hitting her?' ...
It also contains suggestions of alternatives to detention. The bill maintains that the use of these alternatives would be left ... Several cases of abuse in immigration detention centers have been cited by sources including Amnesty International, the ACLU, ... However, abuse by facility officials is not limited to excessive punitive action. Complaints of physical, sexual, and verbal ... The Los Angeles Times reported on one such instance of abuse, endured by a detainee named Luiz Enrique Guzman at the private ...
Although some studies have reported flupirtine has no addictive properties, there was suggestion that it may possess some abuse ... There were at least two registered cases of flupirtine abuse. Drug tolerance does not develop in most cases, but has ... Preston, KL; Funderburk, FR; Liebson, IA; Bigelow, GE (Mar 1991). "Evaluation of the Abuse Potential of the Novel Analgesic ... Gahr, M; Freudenmann, RW; Connemann, BJ; Hiemke, C; Schönfeldt-Lecuona, C (Dec 2013). "Abuse Liability of Flupirtine Revisited ...
Various suggestions of domestic abuse, illegal business, problems with the law and drug addiction are presented throughout the ... It revolves around domestic abuse, drug addiction, and Kills' relationship with her parents. Kills revealed to Elle that the ...
... often of alleged childhood sexual abuse. In some jurisdictions, the statute of limitations for child abuse cases has been ... A common criticism is that a recovered memory is tainted by, or a product of, the process of recovery or the suggestions used ... Nelson, B., Miller, J. B., Bryer, J. B., & Krol, P . A. (1986). Childhood abuse as a factor in adult psychiatric illness. ... Jennifer Freyd writes that Ross Cheit's case of suddenly remembered sexual abuse is one of the most well-documented cases ...
Research found that childhood physical or sexual abuse is at increased risk for substance abuse. Some postulate that because ... There have been suggestions that interpersonal trauma such as betrayal trauma can in some cases have links to substance use. ... does not report the abuse, or underreports the severity of ongoing abuse. Attachment injury has been indicated as an additional ... Child sexual abuse (CSA) can involve molestation by one or more caregivers or close relatives. While physical and emotional ...
Montezemolo, Susanna (September 2013). "Payday Lending Abuses and Predatory Practices" (PDF). The State of Lending in America ... "Definition of Debt trap , New Word Suggestion , Collins Dictionary". www.collinsdictionary.com. Retrieved June 14, 2016. ...
Gregory Alan Brown, who had a history of mental illness and drug and alcohol abuse, confessed to setting this fire and some 500 ... He was convicted, despite his alleged unreliable confession and a suggestion that he was in Melbourne at the time. The court ...
Ghomeshi's lawyer has said his client "does not engage in non-consensual role play or sex and any suggestion of the contrary is ... Seth was one of several individuals who contacted the media in October 2014 with allegations of abuse from former CBC radio ... Seth was the second woman, after actress Lucy DeCoutere, to identify herself when making abuse allegations against Ghomeshi. ...
The Abuses and Evils of Charity, especially of Medical Charitable Institutions. The Vital Statistics of Sheffield, 1843. The ... Practical Suggestions for the Prevention of Consumption, 1850. Practical Views on Nervous Diseases, 1850. The Constitution of ...
The book is written for people who are already concerned about abuse of animals and need to learn how to take effective action ... this book provides detailed campaign suggestions. Thoreau, Henry David (2004-07-11). Cramer, Jeffrey S., ed. Walden: A Fully ... For those already concerned about abuse of factory-farmed, circus, fur industry and laboratory animals, ...
Allegations and suggestions were made in parliament of corruption, abuse of power, and negligence on the part of individual ...
The situation is aggravated since McGuire went on to abuse more children after suggestions to return him to ministry were ... McGuire was arrested on charges of sex-abuse in 2005 and found guilty of sexually molesting boys in federal and state courts. ...
Song lamented and believed that this was divine retribution for his suggestion to have Yang Pu's family put under secure guard ... Emperor Yuanzong gave him the unflattering posthumous name of Chouliao (醜繆, "power-abusing and overvalued"). Spring and Autumn ... Subsequently, Emperor Liezu accepted another suggestion of Song's - that when a Khitan emissary arrived, the emissary was ... apparently under a suggestion initially made by Song) to Song's mansion to recall him to the government, and Song subsequently ...
Dhani objected to the appointment and threatened to sue the ministry, as he took offence to suggestions that he had abused ... Estianty filed a police complaint accusing Dhani of abuse, and Dhani refused to give Estianty custody of their children, ...
As in the cases of drug or alcohol abuse or smoking, transmission can be determined by communal reinforcement as well as by ... More broadly, an epidemic that can be attributed to cultural behavior patterns or suggestion is sometimes referred to as a ...
At a friend's suggestion, she took a break from movie-making in 1933 and visited New York alone. While there, enjoying a ... The following year when she was 19, Astor, fed up with her father's constant physical and psychological abuse as well as his ...
Factor 1--Carisoprodols Actual or Relative Potential for Abuse. The terms abuse and potential for abuse are not defined in ... The ALJs suggestion that Meda was required to request a hearing under either 21 CFR 14.172 or 21 CFR 15.1(a), see ALJ at 17 & ... 33\ According to FDA, such abuse may represent a significant change in the pattern of abuse of carisoprodol, as abuse of ... abuse, its history and current pattern of abuse and the scope, duration, and significance of abuse. 21 U.S.C. 811(b). ...
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  • Under this provision, 'the Attorney General may, by rule,' add a 'drug or other substance' to one of the five schedules of controlled substances, 'if he * * * finds that such drug or other substance has a potential for abuse, and * * * makes with respect to such drug or other substance the findings prescribed by [ 21 U.S.C. 812 (b)] for the schedule in which such drug is to be placed. (usdoj.gov)
  • Thereafter, at the direction of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the College of Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), additional pharmacological studies of carisoprodol's abuse liability were conducted. (usdoj.gov)
  • In February 1997, however, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Drug Abuse Advisory Committee concluded that the then-available data did not support controlling carisoprodol. (usdoj.gov)
  • 1) [The drug's] actual or relative potential for abuse. (usdoj.gov)
  • If the Attorney General determines that these facts and all other relevant data constitute substantial evidence of potential for abuse such as to warrant control * * * he shall initiate proceedings for control * * * under subsection (a) of this section. (usdoj.gov)
  • you feel that you need professional help to overcome your problems (and professional help is a good idea if you tell the therapist about the abuse in your relationship). (healthyplace.com)
  • Lawyers say they've seen government workers and federal contractors run into serious clearance problems over occasional marijuana use, routine debts or small-scale foreign investments while top Trump officials like former staff secretary Rob Porter worked with a clearance for about a year despite allegations of spousal abuse. (politico.com)
  • Meanwhile, there are several police investigations into historical allegations of abuse. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Since Mr Danczuk's comments brought the so-called "Dickens dossier" to the fore, the focus has moved to the wider issue of how historical child sex abuse allegations were dealt with by public bodies and other institutions across the country. (bbc.co.uk)
  • POLICE have launched an investigation into the Church of Scientology following allegations of child sex abuse within the controversial religion. (thesun.co.uk)
  • A source close to the investigation said: "This document contains allegations of child sex abuse that was covered up by senior figures within the church. (thesun.co.uk)
  • And among those who said they'd been physically abused, there was a heightened risk that the baby would die around the time of birth, according to findings published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. (health.am)
  • And while there were few newborn deaths in the study, women who'd been physically abused did have a higher rate - 1.5 percent, versus 0.2 percent among non-abused women. (health.am)
  • Moreover, the sensational nature of the charges themselves, in a period of hysterical national rumors about supposed "satanic ritual abuse" at day care centers, made it virtually impossible for the Kellers to receive a fair or even rational trial. (austinchronicle.com)
  • Day-care sex-abuse hysteria was a moral panic that occurred primarily during the 1980s and early 1990s featuring charges against day-care providers of several forms of child abuse , including Satanic ritual abuse . (wikipedia.org)
  • Please consider joining our Birthday Suggestions page on Facebook and our community on Google+ , complete our brief survey and share your ideas. (google.com)
  • A "video room" at a Scientology facility in Clearwater, Florida, where the accuser was allegedly abused by one of his course leaders was used by "several paedophiles to have sex with underage minors," the papers say. (thesun.co.uk)
  • The accuser claims nearly all the incidences of child abuse against him were known about - as members of Scientology were regularly subject to "audits" or interrogations where they would be forced to reveal all of their sexual secrets - which were video taped and written into reports - but he claims none were ever reported to authorities. (thesun.co.uk)
  • Preliminary findings on the association between clients' perceived helpfulness of substance abuse treatment and outcomes: Does race matter? (mendeley.com)
  • But it turned out that women who refused to be interviewed about domestic abuse - less than 1 percent of all those the researchers approached - had the poorest pregnancy outcomes. (health.am)
  • In a study of more than 16,000 women who gave birth at one Texas hospital, 5 percent said they had been verbally abused by a partner or family member during their pregnancy , while about 1 percent reported physical abuse, the investigators found. (health.am)
  • Each was asked whether she had suffered any verbal or physical abuse from a partner or family member during her pregnancy, and those who had were referred to a violence intervention center. (health.am)
  • I remember my Father's physical abuse. (dailystrength.org)
  • Ms Mairs said Ms Arthurworrey had told her Victoria had been referred to Haringey social services because of possible physical abuse. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Office of Divisional Commissioner Bhopal and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been running a project named 'Navotthan' which is aimed at creating awareness on the harmful effects of substance abuse. (mygov.in)
  • Moscow angrily denounced the suggestion as 'politically harmful. (rferl.org)
  • A few years ago, child abuse was "defined downwards" to include the most insignificant of infractions - something that we still see today. (psychologytoday.com)
  • As we've done in previous years , we'd like to ask for your thoughts and suggestions when it comes to the most important things that we should be asking developers. (stackoverflow.com)