Drug abuse: Introduction
Drug abuse: Addiction to any of various illicit drugs.
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causes, and treatments of Drug abuse is available below.
Symptoms of Drug abuse
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Treatments for Drug abuse
- Drug treatment programs
- Supportive care and treatments
- Job counseling and training
- Legal assistance
- Literacy training
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treatments for Drug abuse
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Drug abuse?
Drug abuse: Related Patient Stories
Drug abuse: Deaths
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Types of Drug abuse
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Types of Drug abuse
Drug abuse: Complications
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Causes of Drug abuse
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Disease Topics Related To Drug abuse
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Drug abuse: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Drug abuse
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a ...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been
overlooked...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek help from their...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety...read more »
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Drug abuse: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Drug abuse
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Drug abuse: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Drug abuse
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Prognosis for Drug abuse
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Research about Drug abuse
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Statistics for Drug abuse
Drug abuse: Broader Related Topics
Types of Drug abuse
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Definitions of Drug abuse:
The use of a drug for a reason other than which it was intended or in a manner or in quantities other than directed.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Excessive use of drugs
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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