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What does it mean when a man has ecstasy abuse?

What does it mean when a man has ecstasy abuse?

Ecstacy part 2: "stacking" remarkably increases the risk of sudden cardiac death in e abusers. E abusers usually coadminister sedating drugs as counter balances to the e effect and to prolong the ability to use it. This is even more dangerous. Please have the ecstacy user seek medical help. ...Read more

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I do not feel alive anymore from ecstasy abuse someone help ?

I do not feel alive anymore from ecstasy abuse someone help ?

See below: In time, your serotonin and Dopamine biology will become more normal. In the meanwhile, antidepressants may help. Antabuse, (disulfiram) which slows metabolism of these transmitters may also help. ...Read more

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Long term effects of ecstasy abuse?

Long term effects of ecstasy abuse?

See below: Depression, emotinal instability, stroke and intellectual impairment. ...Read more

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What's the cure for ecstasy abuse ?

What's the cure for ecstasy abuse ?

No cure: Addiction is a life long problem. Get the help you need. 12 step meetings, an addiction psychiatrist, and friends who don't use. Do it now. ...Read more

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Who all is abused in childhood?

Who all is abused in childhood?

Abuse...: Does not discriminate..Abused children can be male, female, rich, poor, white, non-white, english speaking, non-english speaking. Abuse crosses all the economic, social, class and ethnic lines. ...Read more

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Should I seek help if I was abused as a child?

Should I seek help if I was abused as a child?

Seek help?: This is an intersting question. As a co-worker of mine used to say: do you feel you were victimized by the abuse? If yes, or if you are bothered by the fact you were abused then yes. There a few people who are very psychologically strong or whose abuse was not too bad, where we can say they were abused but not victimized. May be getting a consult will help you decide. ...Read more

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What should you do if you suspect someone is abusing their medications?

What should you do if you suspect someone is abusing their medications?

Take them to : The emergency room. More people die from overdose of pain pills than from car accidents. If you care about your friend/relative take them to the er or addiction specialist asap. ...Read more

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What is elderly abuse?

What is elderly abuse?

Elder abuse.: Elder abuse is a general term to describe mistreatment of an elderly person. This mistreatment can be physical, emotional, mental, medical or nutritional. The abuser acts purposely to the detriment of the elder. ...Read more

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What defines drug abuse?

What defines drug abuse?

Drug Abuse : In dsm-iv, this is a persistent, "maladaptive pattern of substance use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress." there are: failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home; recurrent drug use in physically hazardous situations (like driving); recurrent substance-related legal problems; & continued use despite social problems caused/worsened by the drug use. ...Read more

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How common is drug abuse?

How common is drug abuse?

Very common: Unfortunatey, the usa is a country plaged with both prescrition, and nonprescription drug addicts. Many of these individuals or occupying space in overcrowded prisions, others are at large, perhaps homeless, and using criminal means to support their drug habits. The war on drugs has failed horrably, and due to past misguided effects to erraticate cannibus, the real threat today crystal meth. ...Read more