Habitual consumption of opium is known as opiumism. Opium which is optained from Opium Poppy is medicinally and recreationally used by mankind. Medically it is used to relieve pain. Smoking is the most common and safe way of using opium. It produces euphoria, nausea, sleepiness, âa warm fuzzyâ feeling and a sense of peace. upon withdrawal, it shows signs of many unpleasant symptoms. High-impact journals are those considered to be highly influential in their respective fields. The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
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