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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Greenly
37 years experience Family Medicine
Very common: Unfortunatey, the usa is a country plaged with both prescrition, and nonprescription drug addicts. Many of these individuals or occupying space in ov ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Drug abuse: That depends on several factors such as age, type of abused substances, family history, etc.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Holmberg
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Correlated : Yes, teens with emotional and behavioral problems, parent-child relationship problems, trauma, abuse and neglect report higher rates of these symptoms ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cutting: Teens are at higher risk for drug use and cutting, as well as other risky behaviors. This kind of acting out is done as a way of communicating what ar ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Amphet. abuse: On the rise due to spread of prescribing and cost.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Effects of drug use: According to the national institute on drug abuse, the annual cost in the U.S. Of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use is $600 billion. In most state ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
58 years experience Psychiatry
Probably: These might be apparent or unclear unless someone knew how to test for them. Consider psychoneurological testing for a serious evaluation. Also the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
20 years experience psychiatry
Depends on the drug: It depends on the drug as to the main areas of the body affected. In general, drugs have a toxic effect on the body. One can get brain damage, liver ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Abuse: Lack of monitoring, euphoric effects, easy access, avoiding withdrawal, doctor-shopping, tolerance. Outcome is dependency (addiction) & more suffering ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Mortality : A recent cdc report shows prescription opiate abuse as the number one cause of death in us in adolescents and young adults. Other than death, dependen ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Depends on drug: Depends on the drug. Which one were you referring to?

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