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Alcohol Abuse Intervention Process - Part Two.

Alcohol Abuse Intervention Process - Part Two

The structure of the alcohol abuse intervention is straightforward and easy to understand. In order to be effective, the alcohol abuse intervention must be educational and informative for the friends and family members involved. The intervention gives those affected loved ones an opportunity to...

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Alcohol Abuse Intervention Process - Part One.

Alcohol Abuse Intervention Process - Part One

Alcohol is unique among other drugs in that it is both socially acceptable and easily accessible. The legal nature of the drug and the fact that many people view its use as no big deal can make dealing with a problem drinker in your family that much more difficult.
As with other types of...

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Understanding Panic Disorders - Part 3.

Understanding Panic Disorders - Part 3

When in the midst of a panic attack, the individual may experience a racing heartbeat - the heart may beat so fast that it is mistaken for a heart attack or other serious physical illness. Those with panic disorder may also experience shortness of breath and difficulty breathing, along with an...

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Understanding Panic Disorders - Part 2.

Understanding Panic Disorders - Part 2

Some panic disorder sufferers respond readily to the new class of pharmaceutical medications - designed to restore balance to the brain and treat the parts of the mind that can cause the fear impulse to spiral out of control. Other panic disorder sufferers respond more readily to psychological...

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Understanding Panic Disorders - Part 1.

Understanding Panic Disorders - Part 1

Throughout the history of our species, fear has played a central role in keeping us safe and helping us survive. Our cave-dwelling ancestors relied on fear to tell them when lions and tigers were lurking nearby, or when members of a warring tribe were on their way.
Without a strong fear...

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Different Types of Opioid Drugs.

Different Types of Opioid Drugs

The most common type of opioid drug is Morphine. This drug is generally used in treating severe pain associated with cancer. Morphine is usually very fast-acting, especially when given in liquid form or through injection or intravenous route, in some cases bringing on almost instantaneous relief....

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Opioid Drug Information.

Opioid Drug Information

Drugs are consider "opioid drugs" when at least one of the ingredients was derived from the opium poppy (Papaver Somniferum). The opium poppy is just one of the many varieties of plants in the poppy family (Papaveraceae). The sap of the opium poppy is where the raw opium is stored.

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Mebaral Addiction and Detox.

Mebaral Addiction and Detox

People that are psychologically addicted to Mebaral, as well as other types of barbiturates, may have to increase the amount they take. If they do this without consulting a doctor, they may have a physical dependence to the drug. To decrease the chance of Mebaral dependency and especially an...

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What Is Mebaral?.

What Is Mebaral?

Mebaral is a prescription drug that is a controlled substance and is a Narcotic Schedule 1I drug. Mebaral is a type of barbiturate, which can be very habit forming. If a person has a prolonged use of Mebaral, they can become tolerant for the effects and will have to take more of the drug in order...

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Lorcet Withdrawal and Treatment.

Lorcet Withdrawal and Treatment

As with all types of narcotic drugs, including Lorcet, abuse is quite possible. Most people that prescribe this medication, healthcare providers and pharmacists for example, are watching for abuse signs such as someone going through the prescription more quickly than they ought to, or shopping for...

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