Drug addiction Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Drug addiction.

  • 1 Biography
  • 3 Student Essays
  • 6 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Drug addiction Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (6)

504 words, approx. 2 pages
Addiction Research Unit (Aru) (U.k.) The Addiction Research Unit of the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, was set up in 1967 on the Joint Maudsley Hospital/Institute of Psychiatry campus ... Read more
12,945 words, approx. 44 pages
Vulnerability as Cause of Substance Abuse This section contains some articles that discuss one of several Causes of Substance Abuse—vulnerability. In addition to an Overview article, the follow... Read more
640 words, approx. 3 pages
Wikler's Pharmacologic Theory of Drug Addiction Abraham Wikler (died 1981) was one of the first researchers who, in the late 1940s, strongly advocated the idea that drug abuse and relapse follo... Read more
2,513 words, approx. 9 pages
Adolescents, Drug and Alcohol Use Adolescence is a time of many changes—physical, mental, social, and emotional. Most adolescents adapt to these changes in healthy ways. Others experience turmo... Read more
1,149 words, approx. 4 pages
Law and Policy: Court-Ordered Treatment When substance abusers are arrested and appear in court, judges sometimes order the person to go through drug treatment. Court-ordered treatment is also known a... Read more
492 words, approx. 2 pages
Drug Addiction Addiction can be defined as a state where an organism behaves compulsively, even if the consequences of the behavior do not benefit the organism. Drug addiction is a multi-pronged proce... Read more