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  Substance abuse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Substance abuse refers to the overindulgence in and dependence on a stimulant, depressant, chemical substance, herb (plant) or fungus leading to effects that are detrimental to the individual's physical health or mental health, or the welfare of others.
There are on-going debates as to the exact distinctions between substance abuse and substance dependence, but current practice standard distinguishes between the two by defining substance dependence in terms of physiological and behavioral symptoms of substance use, and substance abuse in terms of the social consequences of substance use.
Substance abuse is sometimes used as a synonym for drug abuse, drug addiction, and chemical dependency, but actually refers to the use of substances in a manner outside sociocultural conventions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Substance_abuse   (690 words)

 Substance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Substance theory, in philosophy, that element of an object without which it would not exist, or what exists only by itself (causa sui)
Chemical substance, in chemistry, a substance is an element or compound with uniform composition.
Substance (medicine), in medicine, substance is any drug, chemical, or biologic entity, as well as any material capable of being self-administered or abused because of its physiologic or psychologic effects
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Substance   (176 words)

Substance, the first of Aristotle's categories, signifies being as existing in and by itself, and serving as a subject or basis for accidents and accidental changes.
Substance being a genus supremum, cannot strictly be defined by an analysis into genus and specific difference; yet a survey of the universe at large will enable us to form without difficulty an accurate idea of substance.
The accidents cannot be separated thus from the substance; they have their being only in the substance; they are not the substance, but are by their very nature modifications of the substance.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14322c.htm   (1603 words)

Substances — that is, a framework of stable, enduring objects — are essential, but the source of this necessity lies not how the world is in itself, but in the framework which we are obliged to impose.
Substance has become a formal concept of central importance — that is a concept with a special central role in the structure of our conceptual scheme — rather than being the name for certain kinds of important things in the world.
Substances and events are distinguished from properties by the fact that properties are the kinds of things the instances of which depend for their existence on the particular substance or event by which they are instantiated, whereas substances and events are such as not to depend for their existence on particular instances of properties.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/substance   (16314 words)

 The vocabulary of ontology - Substance
For complicated historical reasons, however, substance has sometimes come to be equated with what Aristotle called `matter'; thus iron and sulphur, and other stuffs, have come to be called `substances'.
With the rise of mechanistic physics in the seventeenth century, the Aristotelian multiplicity of substances was reduced to universal matter mechanically differentiated.
The consequent variety of ways in which the notion of substance was manipulated by materialists, dualists, immaterialists and anti-dogmatists encouraged later scepticism about the distinction between independent realities and human abstractions, and so idealism.
www.formalontology.it /substance.htm   (1396 words)

 Substance Abuse
Teenagers at risk for substance abuse include those with a family history of substance abuse, who have low self-esteem, who feel hopelessly alienated, as if they don't fit in, or who are depressed.
According to statistics, at least thirty-seven percent of substance abusers also have a serious mental illness, and conversely, of all those diagnosed with a mental illness, twenty-nine percent also abuse either drugs or alcohol.
Substance is taken in larger amounts or over longer periods of time than the person intended.
www.nationalyouth.com /substanceabuse.html   (1284 words)

 Substance, Matter, and Form
Z.11, 1037a6: “it is also clear that the soul is the primary substance, the body is matter, and man or animal is composed of the two as universal.
Substances are supposed to be objects of knowledge, and objects of knowledge are universals, Aristotle says (417b21, 1140b31).
Similarly, substances are supposed to be, par excellence, definable, and it is universals, rather than individuals, that are definable, according to Aristotle (90b4, 97b25, 1036a28, 1039b20, 1040a5).
faculty.washington.edu /smcohen/320/zeta17.htm   (1562 words)

 Substance News - Home
Substance reporters are the most knowledgeable education writers in Chicago because we have all spent years in Chicago's public school classrooms.
All of the Chicago reporters and editors at Substance are or have been full-time teachers (or other workers) in public schools.
At $16.00 per year, Substance is one of the best bargains in education journalism today.
www.substancenews.com   (208 words)

 Drugs and Teen Substance Abuse
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University ~ CASA brings together all the professional disciplines to combat abuse of all substances in all sectors of society through education, research, and advocacy.
Substance Abuse Does Not Occur in a 'Vacuum' ~ Parents and friends are influential.
Substance Use Among Hispanic Youth ~ Hispanic youth born in the US were more likely to have used illicit drugs in the past month than their counterparts born elsewhere.
www.focusas.com /SubstanceAbuse.html   (2469 words)

 WHO | Management of substance abuse
In 2000, the Department of Substance Abuse was merged with the Department of Mental Health to form the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, reflecting the many common approaches of management of mental health and substance use disorders.
The Management of Substance Abuse Team (MSB) is one of four teams under the working umbrella of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse and the cluster of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health.
It emphasizes the development, testing and evaluation of cost-effective interventions for substance use disorders as well as the generation, compilation and dissemination of scientific information on substance use and dependence, their health and social consequences.
www.who.int /substance_abuse/en   (478 words)

 TheBostonChannel.com - Health Encyclopedia - Thallium And Sestamibi Stress Tests
During these tests, heart images can be obtained because the patient receives an injection of a substance that is labeled with a radioactive marker or radiotracer to make it visible in the bloodstream.
These substances are also called radiopharmaceuticals, and include thallium-201 and technetium-99m MIBI or sestamibi.
If your doctor considers that exercise is not safe for you, or that you may be unable to exercise enough because of orthopedic problems, then you will be given an intravenous medication that will challenge your heart as if you were exercising.
www.thebostonchannel.com /encyclopedia/6865368/detail.html   (1506 words)

SUBSTANCE is a major interdisciplinary journal with a long-standing reputation for publishing innovative work on literature and culture.
While its main focus has been on French literature and continental theory, the journal is known for its openness to original thinking in all the discourses that interact with literature, including philosophy, natural and social sciences, and the arts.
SUBSTANCE is published by the University of Wisconsin Press and edited at the University of California at Santa Barbara with the support of the College of Letters and Science and the Department of French and Italian.
www.french-ital.ucsb.edu /substance   (248 words)

 substance. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Aristotle defined substance as that which possesses attributes but is itself the attribute of nothing.
The quest of philosophers for the ultimate identity of reality led some to define substance as one (see monism).
According to dualism there are two kinds of substance.
www.bartleby.com /65/su/substanc.html   (208 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Substance 1977-1980: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are outtakes from their earliest days such as "Digital", which in spite of their scratchy punkiness and odd bum note hinted at a coming hurricane of intensity, a band poised on the brink of a terrible beauty.
Substance is an interesting compilation that ignores Closer and most of Unknown Pleasures, instead mopping up the EPs and singles released by the band in between, right down to the posthumous Komakino.
Joys Divisions Substance became the home for the bands long out of print singles which demonstrated that the band could bring the same energy to the more focused "7 or "12 released that they did on an album.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00002MDFA   (1021 words)

 Controlled Substances Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Controlled Substances Act (CSA), Title II of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, is the legal foundation of the government's fight against the abuse of drugs and other substances.
Nothing in the Convention on Psychotropic Substances shall be construed as superseding or otherwise affecting the provisions of paragraph (1)(B), (2), or (3) of this subsection.
It shall be unlawful for any person to obtain by means of order forms issued under this section controlled substances for any purpose other than their use, distribution, dispensing, or administration in the conduct of a lawful business in such substances or in the course of his professional practice or research.
www.usdoj.gov /dea/agency/csa.htm   (10704 words)

 NetBeans IDE 5.0 Look and Feel
To use Substance with IDE 4.1 or any other Swing-based application, refer to Spicing Up Your Swing GUI With Substance.
Substance lets you revamp the look and feel of NetBeans IDE completely: You can set up a color theme, customize the shape of buttons, or add a custom watermark in the background.
Substance comes with a nice wavy Mac OS X-like pulsating glow effect for the IDE's buttons.
www.netbeans.org /kb/50/substance-look-and-feel.html   (1247 words)

 Substance Abuse Theme Page
Designed for intermediate aged students, the first lesson focuses on defining the words: substance use, misuse and abuse.
This link is to their two page meta list of annotated links to about 100 web sites dealing with substance abuse.
At the time of review, there were several learning activities for elementary and middle school students which focussed specifically on substance abuse issues.
www.cln.org /themes/substance_abuse.html   (1363 words)

 Substance - The Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Substance gave to me a new photo of Kriszy on the foto's page, check it out...
*Substance is in the middle of it's longest break between gigs all year..an entire 6 weeks of no gigs.
Substance is still working their souls off on a CD titled "Stick It" that is scheduled to drop on y'all abusers on Sept.11th (at fine stores).
www.rocksubstance.com   (6317 words)

 OAS Home: Alcohol, tobacco & drug abuse and mental health data from Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services ...
The criminal justice system was the principal source of referral to treatment for 47% of young adult admissions compared to 52% of youth admissions to substance abuse treatment.
About 48% of all TEDS substance abuse treatment admissions in 2004 were in the 28 States that provided data on a psychiatric problem in addition to an alcohol or drug problem for their treatment admissions.
PDF format Among the 888,432 discharges from substance abuse treatment reported to SAMHSA's TEDS system, 42% were from outpatient treatment, 23% from detoxification, 12% were from intensive outpatient treatment, 8% from long-term residential treatment, 8% from short term residential treatment, 5% from methadone treatment and 1% from hospital residential treatment.
www.oas.samhsa.gov   (883 words)

 BehaveNet┬« Clinical Capsule™: drug
The term drug may refer to any non-food chemical substance or preparation administered for the purpose of correcting or attenuating a disease process (therapeutic drug) or for pleasure (recreational drug).
Almost all drugs of interest in the realm of behavioral health care achieve their primary effects in the brain (central nervous system) and may also be referred to as psychoactive or psychotropic.
Some Drugs judged to have abuse potential are classified according to schedules of controlled substances by the DEA.
www.behavenet.com /capsules/treatments/drugs/drug.htm   (387 words)

 Substance Books Inc. - Online Book Publicity, Marketing & Book Advertising opportunities for Fiction and Non-Fiction ...
Substance Books Inc. is an industry leader in Market - oriented Book & Web publicity, representing over 200 authors and publishers and more than 250 books!
Substance Books Inc.' objective is to drive the industry's targeted traffic: the general reading public to your book SHOW ME!
Substance Network is maintained & created by a Book Publicist specializing in Search Engine Optimization (S.E.O.).
www.substancebooks.com   (254 words)

 Hazardous Substance Research Centers National Site
She is working in a phytoremediation study sponsored by the Midwest Hazardous Substance Research Center.
Welcome to the home page of the Hazardous Substance Research Centers (HSRC), a national organization that carries out an active program of basic and applied research, technology transfer, and training.
These centers bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines to collaborate on integrated research projects, which involve practical problems of hazardous substance management as well as long-term, exploratory research.
www.hsrc.org   (145 words)

 Substance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In this wretched little petrie dish of putrid consumer contra-culture it is literally possible to pick up and discard a viewpoint as easily as one could pick up or discard a pile of clothes: 'Hmmmm'.
Hyoscamine sulfate is an antimuscarinic which is a type of substance that directly effects acetylcholine -- the grandaddy of all neurotransmitters (e.g.
Sometime I could sit here and stay into this screen, yeah, the very one you are looking at while reading this words that flow from my brain, and I can just write and write and really get satisfied of the ebb and...
www.ljseek.com /Substance_s4.html   (845 words)

 Amazon.com: Substance: Music: Joy Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Substance has all the singles that any American has probably heard on any good jukebox.
The main draw of substance is, like the box set, the nice mix of tunes from the band's brief and brilliant time together.
"Substance" is an interesting and curious album by a band that could be described with the same adjectives.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002LEU?v=glance   (1888 words)

 North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Certification Board
Due to the high volume of telephone calls that the Board has been receiving, it is recommended that you email Jim or Anna with any questions, etc. You should receive a response within 24 hours.
Disclaimer: All information provided by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Certification Board on this website is made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons.
While the Board believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility, as does delay in the posting or updating of information.
www.ncsapcb.org   (318 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Infant of a substance-abusing mother
Maternal substance abuse may consist of any combination of drug, chemical, alcohol, or smoking use during the pregnancy.
Others continue to abuse drugs while pregnant as a result of addictions or mental problems that cannot be controlled.
Babies born to substance abusing mothers may have short-term (withdrawal) or long-term (developmental, malformation) effects.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/007238.htm   (497 words)

 www.myspace.com/clubsubstance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SUBSTANCE will be the mircle that makes me dance once more :D
even better than the shirt off their back, the substance crew will give you the button off their coat on their back.
substance knows how to get a girl out of her hole.
www.myspace.com /clubsubstance   (566 words)

 Amazon.com: Substance: Music: New Order   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Certainly smarter than your average greatest-hits collection, SUBSTANCE mostly is a gathering of New Order's early singles that never appeared on their albums, along with 12" single mixes that perhaps had become rare almost immediately after their initial release.
As for the songs on N.O.'s "Substance," I have to say that some run on too long and sound too mechanical to me. Some of the instrumentals on the second c.d., seem completely redundant.
The 80's techno-pop sound dominating "Substance" just doesn't have the same resonance with me as does the more lush instrument-driven melodies of the band's later releases, where not only do Sumner and Hook better demonstrate their proficiency in their playing, but also where Sumner's voice seems to improve with age.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002LCK?v=glance   (2630 words)

 ODMHSAS Home Page
Call 1-800-522-9054 for Immediate Assistance with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Go to the "Upcoming Events" section of this website to view training opportunities and activities statewide, or contact the department's training division at 405-522-8300 to learn more.
We are pleased to provide you with information on the services we make available for Oklahomans affected by mental illness and substance abuse.
Generally, the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) may not say to any person outside the ODMHSAS that you receive services from us without your consent.
www.odmhsas.org   (494 words)

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