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  • Answer: yes. abbuse is using too much and addiction is like not being able to quit
  • Answer: Drug abuse deals with overuse, where misuse means to use for a reason other than what it is for.For example, the analgesic (narcotic) morphine. A person who abuses morphine may become an addict and abuse the drug (overuse). But if that person uses the morphine to calm a cough, they would be misusing the medication by using it in a way it was not intended to be used.
  • Answer: drug missuse is when your having a great time and are about to green out best feeling ever nothing better than snorting a line or two and having a billy
  • Answer: It can kill you. Misuse and abuse of drugs can also lead to further addiction to other more harmful substances. It can also contribute to a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home; and a host of legal problems can be introduced by drug abuse.
  • Answer: Among the possible causes are:Mental illness, depression, low-self esteem, a lack of other coping mechanisms, lack of a support system, bad role models, . . .
  • Answer: "Drug abuse" apllies to the deliberate misuse of drugs (chemicals and medicines that affect the human body).
    - It can include over-usage or combination of legitimate substances to alter or increase their effect.
    - It can also apply to using drugs or medicines for other than their intended, prescribed, or legal use.
    - It also applies to the use of substances declared illegal by law.


    What constitutes drug abuse varies dramatically by culture.
  • Answer: NA - Narcotics Anonymous operates in most areas and are available in the yellow pages. Most localities have help lines, and certainly calling an emergency room will guide you to local help. Most localities also have a Drug & Alcohol abuse service center - usually on a county level for help.
  • Answer: One example would be a person that goes to more than one doctor to get more narcotics during a given month illegally so they can take more than what the doctor says their dose should be.
  • Answer: I would say guys because if you watch the news more guys are arrested for abusing drigs
  • Answer: if u have drugs u cannot stop it but you can stop your heart beat
  • Answer: No to drugs YES to sports
  • Answer: Absolutely. Caffeine is physically addictive; once you start using it, your body craves more, and it has less of an effect on you. Those people who "need" a cup of cofffee every day, or a soda? That is a mild form of caffeine abuse.
  • Answer: Some ways to prevent drug abuse include being given love andsupport by family and friends, not trying drugs at all, andreducing stress. In the case of preventing prescription drugs frombeing abused the patient should only take the prescribed dosage.
  • Answer: Drug use is when you use the drug to treat a symptom, for example, back pain or anxiety. Drug abuse is when you use a drug for the purpose of becoming intoxicated, or high.

What is drug abuse?

  • "Drug abuse" apllies to the deliberate misuse of drugs (chemicals and medicines that affect the human body).
    - It can include over-usage or combination of legitimate substances to alter or increase their effect.
    - It can also apply to using drugs or medicines for other than their intended, prescribed, or legal use.
    - It also applies to the use of substances declared illegal by law.


    What constitutes drug abuse varies dramatically by culture.

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