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My Name is Heroin
This paper presents a discussion on heroin from the perspective of the drug itself.
# 142035 | 750 words | 0 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (Drugs) , Psychology (Alcohol and Drugs)


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This paper is a first person view of heroin: "Greetings, my name is Heroin. I am one of the oldest and most potent drugs ever conceived. I originally derived from the opium plant, a poppy that grows primarily in the southeast Asian/Afghanistan region. In 1897 the Bayer company synthesized me, and I have been intriguing people ever since. Ironically, I was intended as a less addictive substitute for other common opiates, specifically my brother morphine."

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"Greetings, my name is Heroin. I am one of the oldest and most potent drugs ever conceived. I originally derived from the opium plant, a poppy that grows primarily in the southeast Asian/Afghanistan region. In 1897 the Bayer company synthesized me, and I have been intriguing people ever since. Ironically, I was intended as a less addictive substitute for other common opiates, specifically my brother morphine. Using me, especially over the long term, can make the user totally dependent on me until his whole life revolves around the effort to get the next "fix." Other long term psychological effects of me include loss of enthusiasm and involvement in everyday affairs, withdrawal from hobbies,..."

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