NIDA on Drugs, Brain, and Behaviorby
to the National Institute on DrugAbuse. Since the 1930s, when the science of addiction got its start, scientists... about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drugabuse and the basic approaches...
5 Myths About DrugAbuse and Addictionby
—and the earlier, the better. The longer drugabuse continues, the stronger the addiction becomes and the harder...
MYTH 1: Overcoming addiction is a simply a matter of willpower. You can stop using drugs...
Sickle Cell and Drug Addiction, part 1by
you are getting addicted to the drug.
Pseudoaddiction has been used to describebehaviors that may occur... have often been mislabelled as drugabusers, and this has resulted in a breakdown of the therapeutic relationship. Nurses...
Warning Signs of DrugAbuseby
Behavioral signs of drugabuse
Drop in attendance and performance at work or school...
Drugabusers often try to conceal their symptoms and downplay their problem. If you’re worried...
Reasonable Suspicion for DrugAbuseby
Is your co-worker a drug user? An employee’s drug problem may cause physical, behavioral... behavior
• Frequent hang-over symptoms
• Using drug culture jargon
• Secretive, forgetfulness...
Withdrawals and Symptoms of DrugAbuseby
, and yes, they mean prescription drugabuse as well.
Understanding Drugabuse... on the prescription drug.
But how can one recognize the symptoms of drugabuse if they aren't a doctor?