A wide assortment of medications is utilized to treat Cerebral Palsy. Some reduce symptoms, while others address complications. Drug therapy is used to control body movements, prevent seizures, treat depression, relax muscles, assist digestion, and manage pain. Medication is often adjusted for tolerance and effectiveness.
President Obama’s Definition of Rape is a Sign of Progress - “If you give a woman – or a man, for that matter – without his or her knowledge a drug and then have sex with that person without consent, that’s rape,” the President said. “I think this country, any civilized country, should have no tolerance for rape.”
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Intro to Drugs Webquest This is a worksheet designed to have students explore the basic facts about drugs. Student Instructions: Use the Internet to research answers for the questions and fill-in-the-blanks below. The students will: Research the various methods of how different types of drugs can enter the human body Vocabulary --- Match the letter of the word with it’s definition A) Misuse B) Abuse C) Depressant D) Stimulant E) Peer Pressure F) Tolerance
Defining Addiction - - - Will the new definition mean we stop blaming addicts for their behaviors? This article defines addiction from a cognitive perspective. It places emphasis that an addiction is a brain disorder that originates from many of the different areas of the brain, including the brain's reward system which governs impulse control and judgment. One could compare this to our course content that defines addiction on the level of tolerance, withdrawal and dependence.