Using morphine to solve one’s problems is a bit like smoking cigarettes to treat a cough, but many people still do it. Sure, no one takes morphine to fix a foreclosure problem, but a person might use it to deal with the emotional stress of losing his or her home. Other examples include using morphine to:
Self-mediate anxiety, panic attacks, mania or insomnia
Suppress the symptoms of depression or other mood disorders
Deal with traumatic events, e.g. a divorce, job loss or death of a loved...
Morphine hooks people with one of the strongest possible physical addictions, but the powerful psychological and sociological effects call for more than detox to achieve a lasting recovery. While detox eliminates the drug from the system, morphine is such a powerful narcotic that most experts suggest treating it like a chronic disease. That means ongoing management and maintenance and making sure the patient understands the changes morphine can cause to one’s brain chemistry. Recovering...
Morphine is a potent opiate analgesic medication and is the most abundant alkaloid found in opium. It is used to treat severe pain and suffering and has a high potential for addiction, tolerance and psychological dependence.
Withdrawal Symptoms of Morphine
Morphine has many dangerous side effects and also very harmful withdrawal symptoms which usually begin within 4-6 hours of the last dose. These withdrawal symptoms include the following: