TOEFL® essay: Causes and effects of drug abuse.

“The World Health Organization has defined addiction as ‘A state, psychic and sometimes also physical, resulting in the interaction between a living organism and a drug, characterized by behavioral and other responses that always include a compulsion to take the drug on a continuous or periodic basis in order to experience its psychic effects, and sometimes to avoid the discomfort of its absences....

There is alcoholism, drug abuse, and gambling addiction; the effects of such are devastating.

I am conducting this research paper to compare and contrast the differences between the effectiveness of drug courts and cognitive behavioral therapy for cocaine addicts.

2010 16:33 pm essay: causes and effects of drug abuse

Due to my mother and father suffering from the mental and physical effects of drug addiction, I was forced to grow up without parents.