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Psychoactive Substances/ Substance Abuse / Drug Abuse

The use of Drugs for reasons other than its prescribed recommendation, is known as Drug abuse. The WHO has defined a 'Drug' as any substance, which on entering a living organism, modifies one or more of its functions. The use of the drugs, for purposes other than the...Read More

Posted on : Sunday, August 9, 2009 12:00 AM
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Drug rehab centers facility can be defined as unrestrained substance intake. It is uncontrolled substance consumption over a long period of time. Drug rehab centers facility may result in withdrawal tendencies and can lead to various mental as well as physical problems. It also places the drinker at risk of accidents, arrests, poor job performance or other social problems. It can create kidney and liver damage and high blood pressure and even heart disease. It can also bring about depression and in some cases lead to death. Studies indicate that over 100,000 people die in the United States per year of substance-related causes. The craving that a substance abuser feels for substance can be as strong as the need for food or water. A substance abuser normally continues to drink despite serious family, health, or legal problems that he / she is facing. Substance addicts normally show few early signs and symptoms of substance abuse.
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Replied on Saturday, June 7, 2008 12:00 AM

mag823
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my daughter is intreatment as of this letter.she is a drug abuser of all drugs and she told me that she was born with an addicted personality.dont't we all have some kind of addiction be it coffee,video games etc?my probelm understanding this comment from her is that she used the drugs time and again,but had she never did these drugs,she would not have this addiction?
Replied on Sunday, August 9, 2009 12:00 AM
what about the social causes eg peer pressure
Replied on Monday, November 22, 2010 1:18 AM
THE EFFECTS ON THE SOCIETY Drugs and alcohol can cause effects on the society like:- illness… As a result of all these abuse of drugs in our planet earth today, there are so many economical problems as it can lead to mental illness like psychoses or neurological illnesses. From Engr. Spark Victory Ovadje 2347060834856
Replied on Friday, October 14, 2011 9:34 AM

Ayandiran
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The information is good,simple and direct to the points,highly educative.but what are date of publication,especially reference purpose
Replied on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 6:39 AM
 


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