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    Special Populations

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    Special Populations BSHS/402 Case Management Special Populations For this paper, the writer will select one special population that she believes she wants to work with and assist. The first step involves discussing the populations reviewed and the one selected as well as why the selection was made. The writer will discuss why the interest formed on that specific area and what she thinks she would bring to helping that would benefit this specific population. Special populations include

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    selected one special population that I believe I want to work with and assist. The first step involves discussing the populations reviewed and the one selected as well as why the selection was made. The writer will discuss why the interest formed on that specific area and what she thinks she would bring to helping that would benefit this specific population. Special populations include groups of people who may face vulnerabilities because of circumstances. People within these populations are cannot

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    When looking back on the different viewpoints that other classmates brought up about substance abuse, I found that I agree with the cognitive-behavioral viewpoint and the sociocultural viewpoint. At first I believed that cognitive-behavioral views were the main way that substance abuse was brought about due to the fact that the individual suffering from substance abuse chose to put themselves through the initial experiences. Their desire for the temporary rewarding effects is more satisfaction then

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    Substance Abuse

    In respect to substance abuse, prevention is organized activity designed to avoid or decrease alcohol and other drug problems. The focus may be on drugs, community environments, or individuals. Prevention efforts aim to promote youth development, reduce risk-taking behaviors, build assets and resilience, and prevent problem behaviors across the individual’s life span. Prevention activities may take place in schools, churches, homes, and a variety of other settings. The prevention strategy reaching

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse By: Ashley Johnson Introduction People abuse different substance/drugs for many reasons. The toll for this abuse can be seen in our hospitals and emergency departments through direct damage to health by substance abuse and its link to physical trauma. Jails and prisons tally daily the strong connection between crime and drug dependence and abuse. Although use of some drugs such as cocaine has declined, use of other drugs such as heroin and "club drugs" has increased.

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse Paper Natoshia Smith September 27, 2013 HCA/250 Serina Maden Factors that influence whether individuals start to smoke, drink alcohol, or use drugs. For young people it can be peer pressure from their friends, or maybe their emotions. Many young people at times try to fit in with their friends, and may start smoking, or drinking because of this. I grew up in a rough neighborhood that was full of violence and drugs. I have seen many of my childhood friends that were introduced

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    Substance Abuse Kris Krumwiede PSY/270 – Abnormal Psychology: Abuse, Addiction, and Disorders Vicki Koenig 10/6/2013 The first cause and treatment that I read about was the sociocultural perspective. People who live in poverty and stressful situations are more likely to abuse drugs. This is the theory behind sociocultural perspective. Depending on our lifestyle and our surroundings that we live in can be a major factor in whether we abuse drugs or not. When people are surrounded

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    Economics of Substance Abuse

    Health Economics Abstract Studies, research, and conclusions on the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programs are numerous. However, there does not appear to be a single answer or even a manageable set of solutions for how to effectively and efficiently treat those suffering the ill effects of substance abuse. This paper aims to make the case that the most effective way to deal with this problem is to attack it at the source, by trying to eliminate, or at the very least

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    Running head: SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN NURSING Substance Abuse in Nursing Erika O. Substance Abuse in Nursing The purpose of this paper is to discuss the problem of nurses impaired by substance abuse and to explore actions that are being taken to either prevent or correct the problem once it has occurred. My reasons for choosing this topic is that I will soon be entering the nursing field and the likely hood of me working with an impaired or addicted nurse appears to be very likely; the

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    health problem. References American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV), 2000. Sarafino, E. P. (2011). Health psychology: Biopsychosocial interactions (7th ed.). Ch. 7. Substance Abuse and Misuse. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The Royal College of Physicians. Smoking and mental health London. RCP. March 2013 World Health Organization. International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

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    Substance Abuse Kyra Prall HCA/250 3/3/2013 Marie Smith Substance Abuse Using drugs started in the early centuries. Smoking tobacco became popular after Christopher Columbus discovered the positive affects of smoking tobacco leaves. Alcohol was seen as a gift from God, and other drugs stemmed from thrill seekers trying different chemicals and natural substances for pleasure. When using drugs frequently a psychological and physical dependence occurs due to the pleasure and relief assoaciated

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    | |Substance Abuse | |Final Research Paper Substance abuse is characterized as a social problem in numerous parts of America. Substance abuse is

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    Substance Abuse

    Joseph Derowski It is not a disease. Do people just need to “man up” and deal with their responsibilities? They chose that life. Or is there much more to substance abuse than what people who haven’t experienced it firsthand know. Growing up I have experienced substance abuse in many ways, most predominantly through my dad. Alcohol was pretty much a staple in my family as I’m sure it is in many families all over the world. It wasn’t weird that whenever family was together everyone was drinking. It

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    Special Population

    Special Populations Paper BSHS/402 Case Management May 27, 2013 These past four weeks weeks I have learned from this class how to be more understanding and flexible with my clients. By answering these questions I hope to show you how important it is to have the right resources to assist the client. What populations have you reviewed and which one have you selected? I reviewed and have selected developmental disabilities population for my special population paper How and why have you

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    Substance Abuse

    Delinquency and Substance Abuse Delinquency is a term that is used to describe illegal or antisocial behaviors and activities. Delinquent behavior may include drug use, underage drinking, violence, sex crimes or property crimes. Individuals who are delinquent typically express antisocial opinions, are involved in activities that are dangerous, harmful and wrong and are often outspoken in their rejection of punishments associated with their crimes. In some cases, there is a strong link between delinquent

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    Adolescent Substance Abuse

    Adolescent Substance Abuse Isaiah.R 3/27/14 In society today, a common problem among teenagers is the use of drugs. Teen age years are probably the most challenging periods of life. It is a stage of finding yourself versus confusion of knowing oneself. Belonging and being accepted in a group seems to be very important, as well as being “cool”. Troubled, teens turn to things such as drugs to help Suppress or ease the emotional/mental pain of things such as the common rejection. During these

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance abuse is the destructive pattern of use of any substance for mood altering purposes, which leads to addiction and many other potentially serious problems (NCDHHS). Substance abuse is not limited to the abuse of drugs; it also includes inhalants, alcohol and solvents. In reality, nearly any substance can be abused (NCDHHS). According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the abuse of illicit drugs and psychotherapeutics has increased; with 9.2 % of the population over the age

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse Just like many disease or mental illness, substance abuse does not discriminate. Substance abuse can result from sociocultural, due to stress of environmental factors, social economics and unemployment’s. The use of substance abuse whether it is alcohol, prescription drugs, or other method it is a stress reliever for the abuser, helping them escape. The addiction to substance abuse makes it hard to function and work in the real world because the abuser becomes dependent and develop

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse to cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Military Veterans face many life changing stressors while away on active duty as well as when they return home. To cope with the stress, drugs and alcohol become a way to self-medicate and cover the unseen pain. Substance abuse, because of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is a coping mechanism for some of the nation’s Veterans, but with proper medical attention, treatment is possible. PTSD can occur after a traumatic event, in

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse in Adolescents Jasmine Bobbitt Liberty University Substance Abuse and Addiction during Adolescence Adolescent drinking is one of the biggest social issues amongst teenagers in the United States today in the twenty-first century. More than three-fourths of college students drink on the regular basis; the issue is that they are not aware of the effects on the brain (Feldman, 2014). Adolescents start to drink for many reasons, mainly for acceptance (Feldman, 2014). Alcohol is in wine

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse Prevention Programs: Operation, Funding, and Effectiveness. Candace Taylor Grand Canyon University Author Note All correspondence to this research should be forwarded to Candace Taylor. Substance abuse has become a serious issue in America. More and more of America’s youth are starting to use drugs than usual. To prevent this, there are many substance abuse prevention programs that are in place to try and prevent this before it even begins. Three programs were examined for

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse Name: Institution Affiliation: Substance Abuse The abuse of substance is basically referred to as the harmful way of using psychoactive chemicals which lead to addiction (Galanter & Kleber, 2008). This affects the psychological, physical and social way of life of an individual after using the substance for a long time. This long-term usage of these hazardous substances leads the individual to being an addict which denies him the freedom of making decisions at times without

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    Foster Care and Substance Abuse

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    Substance abuse The 5th edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) combines substance abuse and substance dependence to mean the same thing (American Psychiatric association, 2013). Substance abuse refers to the habitual non-medical substance seeking, and the substance taking behavior which is suppression or resistance through its pharmacological consequences. Substance abuse may therefore include the use of alcohol, abuse of cigarettes, food, sniffing of solvents or

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    | Human Services Needs | BSHS/355 | Alana Waer 3-2-2015 | For those who haven’t suffered from a chemical dependency or aren’t known as a substance abuser, one might think that the disease is brought on by only one person, the user. That is a quick judgment and is accurate, but there is more to the disease than simply being a “user”. Addiction is a disease that is passed along through genetics and effects generation after generation. It not only effects the abuser, but effects the

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    Student’s Name Professor Course Code Date Psychology Drug Abuse Introduction The aim of this research paper is to discuss contributions offered by anthropology especially, ethnography in the study of addiction and recovery basing arguments from the book, ‘Anthropology of Addiction and Recovery’. The paper further lists the criteria for substance use disorder and thereafter gives an explanation to the negative impacts of alcohol on Native American nations. Finally, the paper will show detailed

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    Violence and Substance Abuse

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    Psychology and health issues with Substance Abuse Sherry Ramos Resurreccion HCA/250 03/02/2014 Tiffany Hanshaw Psychology and health issues with Substance Abuse A psychological education program that we have here in our community is a program at our local Hospital. Our local hospital Sutter Delta Hospital has a Substance Abuse program. They provide information about substance abuse and they work with the largest treatment center in Northern California called the Impulse Treatment Center

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse All of the theoretical viewpoints have great points, but the one that stands out the most to my self is that of biological theoretical viewpoints. I come from parents who have both struggled with both drugs and alcohol abuse. With the research that has been done and I am sure they are still doing to keep testing their theory they have proven that if our biological parents drank and did drugs then there is a possibility that their children would also have a dependency on drugs

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse Adiya Owens PSY/270 July 5, 2015 Mrs. Foley Each of the theoretical viewpoints known as sociocultural, biological, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic can contribute to the causes of substance abuse. Therefore, with so many factors involved it definitely makes it difficult to pinpoint the one with most validity. As a result, there is no theoretical viewpoint that I agree with most. Firstly, the sociocultural view proposes that people are most likely to develop patterns

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    Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse Psy/270 3/15/2015 Reed Daugherity Nobody really knows for sure exactly what causes substance abuse, but it does show that it depends partly on genetics biological traits passed down through generations of family members. A person’s environment, psychological traits, and stress level also play major roles by contributing to the use of alcohol and drugs. Sometimes, alcohol withdrawal can be severe that people hallucinate, have

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    subs Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Psychological factors that influence substance abuse include family, peers, and some environmental factors. Individuals typically use drugs when they are with very close friends or family. People choose their friends according to similar interests, when one of them experiment with drugs, alcohol or smoking the other will be quick to jump on board. A family history of substance abuse is an important risk for individuals. The community and surroundings

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    Inhalant Abuse The National Survey states there are 217 million Americans aged 12 years and older that have used inhalants at least once (National Institute). Inhaling a substance means that you are purposely breathing in or sniffing a substance to get high. This is a highly dangerous way of using and abusing substances. What makes inhalant abuse more dangerous is the fact that most inhalants that are used and abused are common household items. Items that are used for potential inhalant

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    Health 100 Yes most people are aware of the dangers of use and abuse of substances, but why do they continue to use them? There is not one specific answer to solve this general question. Each person’s situation can vary. For example, an individual might suffer from depression, mental illnesses, or anxiety and then lean towards drugs and/or alcohol to ease their pain. These substances can serve as a temporary “fix” to make this person feel “normal” again. Another instance might be a teenager can

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    [Substance Abuse] [Kelly Marie Shafer] [Axia College] [PSY/270] October 14, 2011 [Chantell Hines] Respond to the following: In Discussion Question 2, you examined the various viewpoints on causes and treatments for substance abuse. With which viewpoint or viewpoints do you agree most? Why? Provide specific examples of causal factors and treatments outlined by the respective theoretical viewpoints. Nobody really knows for sure exactly what causes substance abuse, but it does

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    Special Population

    Special Populations University of Phoenix BSHS 402 Many populations in and outside of human services can utilize the skills and services of a case manager, however, there are many special populations in the realm of human services that require a case manager. Populations that were determined to need a case manager were the elderly, poverty stricken, mental/emotional disabilities, speech pathology, and drug exposed infants. Though each of these populations needs a multitude of services and

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    Child Advocacy in Colorado The Importance of a Case Manager As defined; child advocacy refers to a range of individuals, professionals and advocacy organizations who promote the optimal development of children. An individual or organization engaging in advocacy typically volunteer to protect children’s rights which may be abridged or abused in a number of areas. (Weinzweig, 2004) A child advocate not only provides a child with a safe haven, they also provide a voice when the child is not loud

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    Substance Abuse Treatment Substance abuse is considered a maladaptive pattern of substance use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress as manifested in a twelve month period by at least one of four criteria: (1) recurrent substance use resulting in failure to fulfill major obligations at work, school or home (e.g., poor performance at school or work, neglect of children or younger siblings); (2) recurrent substance use in hazardous situations (e.g., driving while intoxicated);

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    [Type the company name] | Special Populations Paper | | | | Special Populations Paper In the field of human services, there are numerous special populations from which case managers may find themselves working with. A client may range from a young child all the way up to an elderly adult and they may present problems such as behavior problems at home or school, developmental challenges and handicaps, and/or chemical dependency/substance abuse problems. The important thing

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    Substance Abuse Theresa Hicks HCA/ 250 February 3,2012 Susan Hudson Substance Abuse There has been a number of studies done to understand why individuals turn to substance abuse but there has not any success in the studies. There are some studies that say that it is a personality issue that leads to substance abuse which has not been proven. Personality research continues to be a factor in the study of alcoholics and drug abusers. The results suggest that such use is more common among adolescents

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    Substance abuse among Nurses: Impact on Nurses and their patients Anam Afaq Nursing 110-E Dr. Millenbach Drug and alcohol abuse is a serious health and social problem in the United States. Many people in the general population are unaware of how widespread drug addiction has become. Even fewer are aware of the number of healthcare professionals such as nurses that misuse drug and alcohol. The number of substance abuse nurses is believed to parallel the drug abuse in a general population

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    Substance Abuse in the Workforce

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    Special Populations Ann M. Morris ~ Arft University of Phoenix BSHS 402 April 30th, 2012 Jason Pepodila Special Populations Groups of people considered to have or be at a disadvantage are thought to be part of a special population. Different states and jurisdictions within will have varying definitions, and the populations who are served by the definition vary. The term can refer to disabled individuals, which under federal law means “an individual with any disability as defined in section

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    Mr. Client - Substance Abuse Scott Edward Psy 410 Jamie Frank May 21, 2012 Mr. Client Substance Abuse Mr. Client is a widowed, 64 year old white male who in his later years has become ill with a variety of illnesses. He lived alone in a house he is buying in Southern California until the illnesses became too much for him to deal with by himself and so his only daughter moved back home to help take care of him. He has worked for more than 50 years and has not had to depend on others

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    Psy/270 week 5 Checkpoint: Substance Abuse The viewpoint that I agree with the most would have to be the one on stressful and unsupportive family environments are the most common to have substance abusers. This theory comes from sociocultural views. My ex-boyfriend and the father of my child was a drug-addict for the last two years of our relationship but I had hoped that after our son was born that it would slow down and then eventually stop but it

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