Archive for March 15, 2010

Is drug addiction a disease?

Addiction is a chronic, relapsing disease which influences the brain and leads to uncontrollable drug seeking and use regardless of harmful consequences.

How is addiction a disease?
Addiction is generally regarded as a brain disease, because drugs alters the brain in both structure and in function. It is a fact that in many people, the early decision to take drugs is voluntary. As the time passes, drug abuse can cause transitions to the brain which deteriorate a person’s self control and capability to make healthy decisions, while transmitting excessive impulses to take drugs.

What is its course?
Drug addiction is regarded as a chronic, relapsing disease similar to diabetes, asthma, or heart disease and it can be treated successfully. Treatment makes people to prevent addiction’s strong disturbing effects and get back control of their lives. Similar to other chronic diseases, relapses are not exceptional. But relapse does not indicate failure instead it signifies that treatment must be restored or adjusted to help the addict to completely recover.

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Types Of Car Warranty

When buying a car, apart from including different items (CD player, Air Conditioning, etc.), warranty must also be included. Today, warranty is considered as a standard for any type of car. Few basic types of warranty are:

The Basic Warranty: Basic warranty covers all the essential peripherals of the car, like the things which are more prone to break due to daily use. Elements which come under this option are oil systems, windshield wipers, and mirrors. It there is warranty for these items, then if they break (due to usual wear and tear), the manufacturer will replace them without any charge.

Drivetrain Coverage: Drivetrain (car consisting of all the constituents between the engine and driving wheels, the clutch and axle, and elements of the driveline) coverage covers the fundamental mechanical components of the car. This do not mean that if the engine breaks, it is permitted to replace with new one. However, the small constituents of the engine can be covered, so if anything goes wrong inside the engine, the manufacturer will bear the cost of fixing it back up.

Rust or Corrosion Coverage: Rust or corrosion coverage protects the car from rust damage. But, this protection can only cover damage like a hole in the vehicle’s exterior. It will not cover surface rust as it is a problem due to lack of user-maintenance.

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What Is Contingency Recruitment?

Contingency recruitment is one type of hiring process. Contingency recruitment includes the agreed terms and conditions with clients and sending candidates as needed basis to the companies. It is a ongoing recruitment and placement activity to client organization. The services include in contingent recruitment are research into a potential employee, verification of references, experience, education and full background checks.

The contingency recruiting firm will charge fee from the companies if a proposed job applicant is selected. Depending upon the firms the contingency recruiting offer different tests to find the best employee. The tests include personality testing, lie detector testing, drug testing or other research methods.

The contingency recruiter has the contract with companies and it is a very expensive hiring process. The contingency recruiting firms maintains the database of employees and it is easy to find the candidates from the database.  This type of recruitment focus on network of IT professionals and extensive database to source the suitable candidates.

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