Drug Addiction and PROMETA Analytical Essay by cee-cee

Drug Addiction and PROMETA
This paper discusses drug addition and looks at the PROMETA method of treatment.
# 110551 | 2,613 words | 8 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer delves into the issue of drug addiction, and analyzes the novel method of treating addiction, PROMETA. The writer notes that PROMETA is a form of treatment used today, which is targeted at the biology of addiction and addiction related diseases and disorders. The writer discusses that addiction can be explained as a disease that is closely associated with the biochemical changes that take place in the brain, changes that are responsible for producing the physical symptoms of an addict, that is, substance dependence, cravings, and withdrawal symptoms if the addict does not get what he craves for. The writer then discusses that PROMETA is a treatment that is designed primarily to target the adverse changes within the brain and in its chemistry, which would occur with addiction to any substances, including alcohol and drugs. This paper includes small pictures.


Sample of Sources Used:

  • Addiction Medicine. (2006, April) "Dr. Raymond Johnson presents preliminary outcomes data on PROMETA addiction treatment" Drug Week, 39. Retrieved January 14, 2008, from Research Library database. (Document ID: 1022559421).
  • Gracer, Richard I; Gracer, Richard I. (2007) "A new prescription for addiction, Subutex, PROMETA: Subutex, Prometa, Vivitrol, and Campral ..." Gracer Medical Group.
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