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Drug addiction . George S axman. Good Facts! Listen Kids!. Prescription drug addiction is the compulsive seeking and overuse-despite harmful consequences-of prescription drugs. Misuse of prescription drugs involves using a medication for a purpose other than than which it was prescribed. .

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Drug addiction

Drug addiction

George Saxman


Good facts listen kids

Good Facts! Listen Kids!

  • Prescription drug addiction is the compulsive seeking and overuse-despite harmful consequences-of prescription drugs.

  • Misuse of prescription drugs involves using a medication for a purpose other than than which it was prescribed.


Kids this is not candy

Kids this is not candy!

The most commonly abused prescription drugs are:

Opiods-used to treat pain example include morpine codeine and oxycodone.

Central nervous system depressants-used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders example include barbiturate and benzodiazepines.

Stimulants-used to treat narcolepsy and attention defiction hyperactivity disorder examples include dextroamphetamine and methylphenidate.


Kids these are not play toys nooo

Kids these are not play toys nooo!!

  • The reason people become addiction to prescription drugs, and begin to take them in a harmful and non-prescribed manner are largely unknown.

  • There is evidence that genetic factors may play a part.

  • Anxiety derpeeionlonelines and a history of alcohlism are often associated with addiction.


Grugs and not fun or cool mmm kay

Grugs and not fun or cool MMM KAY?

Drugs abuse is a disease characterized by continued misuse of drugs even when faced with drug-related job legal health or family difficulties.

the cause of drug abuse and dependence is unknown although there are a variety of theories.


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Work cited - Pictures

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Drug addiction

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Wood, Debra, RN. "Drug Abuse and Drug Addiction: Drug Dependence." Conditions & Procedures InBrief (n.d.): Consumer Health Complete. EBSCO. Web. 4 May 2011.

Volkow, Nora D. "Beyond the brain: the medical consequences of abuse and addiction.(DIRECTOR'S COLUMN)(Pamphlet)." Pamphlet by: National Institute on Drug Abuse. Vol. 18. National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2004. 3+. Student Resource Center - Health Module. Web. 4 May. 2011.


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