Addiction in Society

Addiction—the thematic malady for our society—entails every type of psychological and societal problem

Skill at Substance Use

Alcohol use has always been ubiquitous among human societies, while new drugs are regularly added to our pharmaceutical cornucopia - and increasingly so for young Americans in the form of psychiatric pharmaceuticals. Under these conditions, skill at use of substances is a necessary concomitant to modern life. Read More

Synthetic narcotics

Yes, exactly... worst ever possibilities ... basics being replaced by synthetic narcotics whose potential power is unlimited = deadly!
Coco

Synthetic narcotics

Coco Chantrenne, M.B.A., Ph.D wrote:

Yes, exactly... worst ever possibilities ... basics being replaced by synthetic narcotics whose potential power is unlimited = deadly!
Coco

In all respects accurately Dr. Chantrenne - semi-synthetic or synthetic narcotics should get more attention due to severe overdose.

You are absolutley correct;

You are absolutley correct; the overdoses of Heroin in metropolitan areas have doubled this year!!!

Right On!

You're always right on it! Nail on the head! So very concisely and accurately written :) .

thanx

Thank you ... ,)

Sexybooks

Mike Jay in his latest book. Published in 2010 and very sexy: "High Society. Mind-Alterung Drugs in History and Culture". He made that point that the opium wars (1840/60) were not a gateway-war to the late 19th century imperialism. Plus, that the prohebition in the EU does work very well, FE Sweds vs Aquavit, British vs gin, FRENCH and SPAIN vs absinth.

MDMA

is a "DRUG" ? Like a beer in the pub. LMAO.

You have a drink in a pub. ONE drink. You're an alcoholic for life-time. Always, anytime.

ONE drink MDMA

lolo ... then we all are :-)

from bitter to cynical, il n'y qu'un pas.

If your portfolio is full of pharmaceutical stock, the over- medication of anxiety - the disease of our time - is good news, like the pushing of statins on the over 50 for prevention ( like my doctor dreams off ).

Moderation

Stanton,

What are you comments on this? Ms. Kishline was founder of moderation drinking.

At 6 p.m. on March 25, Audrey Kishline was driving west on the eastbound side of Interstate 90 near Seattle when her Ford pickup truck collided head-on with a Dodge coupe occupied by Richard Davis, 38, and his 12-year-old daughter, LaSchell, killing both of them. Kishline had a half-empty vodka bottle on the seat beside her when police found her, unconscious, in her truck. Her blood-alcohol level was 0.26 percent, more than three times Washington’s legal limit for drivers. Three months later, she pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular homicide in Kittitas County Superior Court.

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Stanton Peele, PhD, JD, is the author of Recover! He has been a pioneer in the addiction field since publication of Love and Addiction in 1975.

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