Using anti-depressants along with morphine often causes many problems. One of the most common effects of combining the two substances is respiratory depression, which makes it difficult to breathe. Anti-depressants and morphine are both central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which typically causes them to have synergistic effects. These two substances have an enhanced effect on…

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On This Page: Signs of Addiction Long-Term Consequences About Talbott Campus Computers and the Internet have become essential tools in the modern business world. People rely on the Internet for just about everything including the following: Work Communication Medical advice Music Shopping Homework   People may jokingly claim to have an addiction to the Internet,…

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Medical professionals often prescribe morphine when treating intense pain, because it is an extremely potent opiate painkiller. Additionally, doctors also prescribe it to relieve fear and anxiety, because it also produces a strong sense of euphoria. Some people abuse morphine simply for the euphoria, but this kind of drug use can quickly turn into an addiction with complicated…

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Morphine addiction affects more than one person, one family, or even one community. It is a national concern because — in the U.S. alone — the price tag for addition to morphine is upward of $500 billion in healthcare costs, crime and criminal justice costs, accidents and lost employment. Prescription Abuse Statistics As with many…

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Even though it’s not legally approved for recreational use in the United States, morphine is one of the most commonly abused drugs. Consistently used by hundreds of thousands of people on a regular basis for pain relief and its more euphoric qualities, it’s often done on the sly because the risks of illegal possession or…

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On This Page: Parental Involvement Transition to Adulthood Supporting Independence Warning Signs When to Intervene Self-Care Finding Help “As the mother of a high school senior who has struggled with depression for nearly 10 years, I’m anxious about how I can help her adjust to life on her own without smothering her or somehow enabling…

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Bipolar disorder is one of the most common mood disorders in the world, affecting millions of people each year. This common disorder is also very complex and can produce a wide range of side effects that can contribute to the development of additional disorders and addictions.   Can Bipolar Disorder Cause Sex Addiction? Episodes of…

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Unlike many other prescription drugs, Adderall will not cause an addiction in individuals who truly need it as long as they stick to the prescribed dosages. However, since there is such easy access to Adderall in the medicine cabinets of family or friends, illegally over the Internet or on the street, people who have no medical need…

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