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By Romulo Aromin

ISBN-10: 0763779814

ISBN-13: 9780763779818

Substance abuse by means of youngsters, children, and teens is a transforming into challenge that may reason nice misery inside of a relations and threaten the kid s improvement or maybe his or her existence. while you are the guardian, caregiver, or family member of a kid who's combating substance abuse difficulties, or if you happen to suspect your baby may need an issue, a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Your baby s Substance Abuse can supply aid. This publication is an authoritative and simple advisor that may improve your wisdom of this situation and resolution your questions about motives, prognosis, treatment plans, and resources of help. This ebook is a useful source for folks and relatives dealing with the chance, emotional turmoil, and uncertainty of drug and alcohol abuse.

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Teens often use their parents’ or their grandparents’ pain medications, which are easily accessed from medicine cabinets. Remember the epidemic of OxyContin use? The long-term preparation Teens often use their parents’ or their grandparents’ pain medications. Controlled substance Substances defined by the Drug Enforcement Agency with varying levels of addictive potential (based on schedules) and medicinal value. indb 43 10/25/10 10:22 AM 10 0 Q U E S T I O N S & A N S W E R S A B O U T YO U R C H I L D ' S S U B S TA N C E A B US E capsule, when crushed, caused an immediate rush, which can cause severe intoxication and loss of breathing control, making it fatal to some individuals.

Indb 52 10/25/10 10:22 AM PART SIX Assessment and Diagnosis How is drug abuse diagnosed? Are any other tests involved in the drug abuse diagnosis process? How long do drugs stay in the body? Is it true that marijuana stays in the body for about a month? More . . indb 53 10/25/10 10:22 AM 10 0 Q U E S T I O N S & A N S W E R S A B O U T YO U R C H I L D ' S S U B S TA N C E A B US E 52. How is drug abuse diagnosed? Substance use and abuse falls on a continuum and the diagnosis of dependence and abuse can become arbitrary, especially in adolescents.

How is cocaine used? The medical uses of cocaine are now obsolete due to the development of more effective medications that have a lower or no potential for abuse. Cocaine is the most potent natural stimulant. indb 50 10/25/10 10:22 AM 10 0 Q U E S T I O N S & A N S W E R S A B O U T YO U R C H I L D ' S S U B S TA N C E A B US E 50. What are LSD and PCP? Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and phencyclidine (PCP) are hallucinogens. Persons under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs often report seeing images, hearing sounds, and feeling sensations that seem real, but are not.

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