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  • Employee Substance Abuse Problems
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    Substance Abuse In the Workplace Substance abuse can lead to serious long-term consequences at every workplace. No single solution will work for every place of business; each workplace must identify which combination of policies, practices, benefits and support systems can best meet its needs. Understanding which solutions work for each employer will result in more precise, responsible decisions for their businesses, and more importantly, their employees. Substance abuse is taken the wrong way b...
  • Statistics On Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence By: Kris Hudson Each day, the statistics on domestic violence get more and more horrifying. A woman is beaten every 15 seconds, 22 to 35 percent of emergency room visits from women are because of ongoing partner abuse, 1 in 4 pregnant women have a history of partner violence, and 63 percent of young men between the ages of 11 and 20 are in jail for murdering their mothers abuser. Also domestic violence is the leading cause of injuries to women between 15 and 44. All these stati...
  • Doyle's Novels
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    An Analysis of Roddy Doyle's Writing Style Roddy Doyle is an Irish novelist from Dublin, Ireland, who has written several award winning a novels. Through the use of a variety of literary techniques, Doyle has been able to delve into the thoughts and minds of his characters, so that the reader can easily empathize with them. Specifically, through the use of vernacular language, detailed imagery, and stream of consciousness in two of his novels, The Woman Who Walked Into Doors and Paddy Clarke Ha ...
  • Battered Woman Syndrome As A Theory
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    Battered Woman Syndrome In Robert Agnew's general strain theory, he talks about how strain and stress could cause an individual to commit crimes that they wouldn't have committed without those circumstances. In his theory, he refers to negative affective states, which are the 'anger, frustration, and adverse emotions that emerge in the wake of destructive social relationships'. It is these negative affective states that are produced by strain. Agnew acknowledges that strain can be caused by nega...
  • Drug Use
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    Past and Current Trends of Drug Abuse in the United States Drug abuse has changed over the years due to the trends that Americans face from the encouragement of different cultures. The abuse of substances creates many health problems. The following will discuss the past and current trends of drug use and the effects these drugs have on the health of the individuals who abuse the drugs. The use of cocaine in the United States has declined over the last twenty years while the use of crack has incr...
  • Inhalants And Other Drugs
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    For a long time, Native Americans have had problems with substance abuse. They are among the highest of all ethnic groups in drug abuse with an estimated 7.8% prevalence of a need for drug treatment. Some of these substances include alcohol, marijuana, crank, cocaine, LSD, and inhalants. Inhalants include gases and sniffing drugs which can be found in household items as common as glue, nail polish, and spray whipped cream. The prolonged use of these solvents entails significant risk of brain dam...
  • Signs Of Possible Physical Abuse
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    ABUSE Many factors contribute to the definition of abuse as stated by law. They also make note of differences between adult and child abuse. When physical abuse refers to adults, it is divided into battery and spousal abuse, which may encompass other types of abuse. The five main types of abuse for children are physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, neglect, and chemical dependency. Physical is the most commonly thought of abuse. For children physical abuse is commonly associated with over-disci...
  • Long Term Effects Of Inhalant Abuse
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    Inhalants Solvent abuse is defined as a deliberate inhalation of an easily vaporized organic substance to achieve a distortion of consciousness (Ste ffle 1996). Any product containing a volatile substance can be used; those containing large portions are preferred. There are hundreds of chemicals, sold in thousands of products. The one thing they all have in common is that they all replace oxygen in the brain. Inhalants are classified into three categories (solvents and gases, anesthetics and nit...
  • I For Isobel Realities And Responsibilities
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    "I for Isobel suggests that books can be both a source of solace and an excuse for avoiding social realities and responsibilities" Discuss. The use of literature as a source of solace is strongly portrayed throughout I for Isobel, showing how it can provide comfort, support, relief, and consolation and still be enjoyable. The novel also demonstrates how books can be used as an avoidance technique of both social realities and responsibilities, but more particularly it demonstrates how Isobel shut...
  • Forms Of Abuse
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    Factors such as race, social class, or ethnicity have little bearing on the dynamics of abusers. Abusers are a group of specialized individuals who use a common sense of control and manipulation that cross all boundaries of social, geographical, and religious ideals. The over all mission of abusers, weather they are conscious of it or not, is control and domination of their partner. At the same time, each shape that abusiveness takes varies significantly amid race, culture, and social class. Som...
  • Bulimic Women Without Childhood Abuse
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    Background Bulimia nervosa (BN) is reported to co-occur with childhood abuse and alterations in central serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]) and cortisol mechanisms. However, findings also link childhood abuse to anomalous 5-HT and cortisol function, and this motivated us to explore relationships between childhood abuse and neurobiological variations in BN. Methods Thirty-five bulimic and 25 nonbulimic women were assessed for childhood physical and sexual abuse, eating symptoms, and comorbid p...

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