This paper examines alcoholism and pinpoints the factors that lead to alcoholism. Different types of alcoholics are described and their symptoms. Genetic studies are looked at to understand this disease and its causes. A case for heredity is made with important statistics and figures that back up this claim. 8.5 pgs. 5 f/c. 5b.
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Filename: 1512 Alcoholism.doc
2.1519 Effects of Alcoholism on the Family.
This paper emphasizes the sequelae of alcoholism in children with attention to the risk of repeated addiction and the very high prevalence of depression among the adult children of alcoholics who have often inherited a biochemical makeup rendering them prone to both alcoholism and major depression according to our contemporary model of dual diagnosis. 9 pgs. 10 f/c. 9b.
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Filename: 1519 Alcoholism.doc
3.2186 Alcohol Dehydrogenase and the Metabolization of Alcohol.
The following paper will focus on this enzyme and its relationship to levels of alcoholism among patients. In addition, the paper will relate how this enzyme interacts with another important enzyme, aldehyde dehydrogenase. 5 pgs. 8 f/c. 16b.
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Filename: 2186 Alcohol Metabolization.doc
4.2187 Alcohol Ads & Their Negative Effect on Minors.
7 pgs. 19 f/c. 27b.
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Filename: 2187 Alcohol Ads Minors.doc
5.2192 Product and Drug Safety.
This essay looks at one of the key concepts that is looked at in product and drug safety, is there a short-term feasibility of pursuing a certain policy? Indeed, it is almost impossible to decide whether doing one thing is more important than doing something else in the long-term. This is especially true in the context of what we can consider a "risk." The key is to decipher what the resources spent in the present can succeed in doing in the short-term future. The crucial aspect of this problem, therefore, is to aim for the most possible short-term gain in connection to costs and benefits. 4 pgs. 0 f/c. 0b.
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Filename: 2192 Product Drug Safety.doc
6.4003 Current Research on LSD: Biochemical Effects.
The biochemical effects of LSD are an important area of research in contemporary neurological studies. Since it so severely affects the psychological state of human subjects, LSD research is thought to be a tool with which we will be able to further understand the complex interactions of brain chemicals, particularly serotonin and dopamine, and their respective receptors. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Filename: 4003 Biochemical Effects LSD.doc
7.4208 Drugs, Youth and "Ecstasy".
This paper discusses the growing problem of drugs among youth. The paper especially focuses on the drug Ecstasy ("E") and its affect on users. The paper finds that "E" is a dangerous substance being used recklessly by young people in growing numbers. 8 pgs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.