A look at the reasons for crack cocaine addiction among adolescents including incidence, history of the drug, pharmacology and dangers.
# 19227 | 1,800 words | 12 sources | 1992 |
Published on Mar 06, 2003 in Medical and Health (Drugs) , Psychology (Alcohol and Drugs) , Child, Youth Issues (General)
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From the Paper:"This paper will be concerned with the problem of crack cocaine addiction in adolescents.
The teen years present young people with many challenges which must be coped with in order to successfully make the transition to adulthood. Teenagers are searching for their own unique identity, and the process of finding the self is often painful and confusing. Adolescence is a time of accelerated growth which is characterized by physical changes in the body, the development of sexuality, and changes and developments on the cognitive level (Rubin and McNeil, 1981, p. 385). Because of this rapid growth, young people experience "what is probably the adolescent's central psychological challenge: the formation of a..."
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