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The effects of cocaine abuse

The paper has discussed about effects of cocaine abuse which are long term and short term,it has also shown how to treat this kind of effects.

language english
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Table of contents

Introduction 1
How cocaine produces its effects 1
Effects of cocaine: short term 3
Long-term effects 3
Effective treatment of cocaine 4
Pharmacological approaches 4
Behavioral interventions 4
Conclusion 6
Reference: 6

Preview of the essay: The effects of cocaine abuse

Cocaine abuse and addiction remains a big problem in America. For instance according to National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 1997, approximately 1.5 million Americans aged 12 and over were reported to be chronic users of cocaine. Indeed, at the moment it is considered as the major stimulant that is greatly abused. Cocaine abuse is not something new, but currently it is being seen as the caviar of relaxation drugs. Consequently, this attribute is echoed in its description: gold dust, status stimulant, champagne of drugs, Cadillac of drugs, and many ...

... to lack of appetite. Treatment of cocaine abuse involves pharmacological and behavioral treatments. However as Gold (1998) asserts, behavioral treatments are usually the only effective treatment methods to cocaine abuse. Drug abuse, substance dependency and addiction spare nobody and are spread across the society; they do not value age, race profession religion gender or any other attributes.
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