Amphetamines, one of the most addictive drugs available, are a group of active psychostimulators. They are so called because, when abused, they result in increased production of neurotransmitters in central nervous system, mainly Dopamine and Noradrenaline (norepinephrine). This activity results in increased sense of alertness, focus, energy, euphoria in the drug abused individual. It is also supposed to decrease the sense of fatigue, sleepiness and appetite in the individuals.
A small or limited amount of the drug is used to treat psychological disorders, such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFT). But if taken in high doses or without prescription, the drug is found to have very serious effects on human body. These effects may be for long term or short term.
The patterns of treatment are generally similar to each other; however, it is not exactly the same thing with every addict. The immediate care for drug addiction provided in a dedicated treatment center warrants multidisciplinary intervention and comprehensive care. Continue reading →
Amphetamines are a class of dominant and extremely addictive drug that noticeably have an effect on the central nervous system. They provoke a mood of well-being and perk up alertness, concentration, and performance on a variety of cognitive and motor responsibilities. Continue reading →
Amphetamines are drugs that are CNS stimulant and possess euphoria properties. Moreover drug’s toxic undesirable effects comprise delirium, hypertension, attack, and hyperthermia. Toxicity is handled with sympathetic care, as well as IV benzodiazepines for anxiety, hypertension, and convulsion and cooling procedure for hyperthermia (over heat). There is no conventional withdrawal syndrome. Continue reading →
Counseling program is the effectively functioning part of the drug rehab programs. Counseling to a drug addict will change the attitude of the addicts to lead a drug free life. Counseling in a drug rehab is categorized in to four phases which is given depending on the addiction problem in the patients. Continue reading →
As all we know that drug addiction is a complex illness which is characterized by intense, uncontrollable craving for drugs. Though the course to drug addiction commences by means of the deliberate work of taking drugs over time a person’s capability to decide not to do so develop into negotiation, and looking for and overwhelming the drug turn out to be habitual. Continue reading →
Today, even though national war on drugs has been running all through three decades in America, yet the world is in the midst of drug world which can be referred to as drug epidemic. As we have abandon policies for containment the best way to control is to reduce the illicit drug production and utilization of drugs. Continue reading →
In the past decades drug addiction has aroused the moral imperfection. As the risks of drug addiction are high, popular treatments were also implemented so as to eradicate it from the environment. Treatments include incarceration, prison term to protection, and church conducted prayer. However these treatments went ineffective. Continue reading →
A drug overdose is the fortuitous or on purpose abuse of a drug or medicine in a quantity that is high than usually abused. All drugs have the possibility to be distorted, whether officially given by a doctor or purchased over the counter at the confined drug stockpile or purchased illicitly on the street. Drugs are taken in mixture with other drugs or alcohol, still drugs in general considered secure can cause fatality or severe long term consequences. Continue reading →