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Drug Abuse

  • Frederick Sierles

Abstract

I will define drug abuse as the excessive or physiologically unnecessary use, for psychological effects, of a substance for which the ingestion, continued use, or withdrawal may be dangerous. This definition, while imprecise, bypasses the problems presented by defining it based on whether the drug is prescribed or whether it is approved of by society.

Keywords

Drug Abuse Test Dose Withdrawal Sign Delirium Tremens Specific Antidote 
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