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Drug abuse

Drug abuse: Introduction

Drug abuse: Addiction to any of various illicit drugs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Drug abuse is available below.

Symptoms of Drug abuse

Treatments for Drug abuse

  • Drug treatment programs
  • Supportive care and treatments
    • Job counseling and training
    • Legal assistance
    • Literacy training
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Drug abuse:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Drug abuse?

Drug abuse: Related Patient Stories

Drug abuse: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Drug abuse.

Types of Drug abuse

Drug abuse: Complications

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Causes of Drug abuse

More information about causes of Drug abuse:

Disease Topics Related To Drug abuse

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Drug abuse:

Drug abuse: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 more »

Drug abuse: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

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Hospitals & Clinics: Drug abuse

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Drug abuse:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Drug abuse, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Drug abuse: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Drug abuse

Medical research articles related to Drug abuse include:

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Prognosis for Drug abuse

Research about Drug abuse

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Statistics for Drug abuse

Drug abuse: Broader Related Topics

Drug abuse Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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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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