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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience Psychiatry
Physical & behavior: The two terms don't really have a medical meaning but the main differences between frequent use and problem use of drugs are physical and mental. Phys ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Abuse vs dependence: Drug abuse is using too much ; having consequences. Dependence, or addiction, involves development of craving ; compulsion, tolerance ; @ times withdr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Which drugs?: Although all drugs are addictive, detox from some drugs is more dangerous than others. They need to be treated in patient. To assess where to go for t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Socio economics: There are multiple factors, socio economics, exposure and culture, life style, upbringing and access to addictive substances.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mutual support helps: If you are concerned about being an addict, you might want to consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. Find a meeting at their web site: h ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: http://www.addictioncareoptions.com/ (800) 784-6776.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: The addictions cross each other. If you stop drinking alcohol and start using pills you are still at the same spot. And it may not be drugs alone ... ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Temprory altof brain: Historically, addiction has been defined as physical and psychological dependence on psychoactive substances (for example alcohol, tobacco, heroin, ca ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Addiction: 20% of the population get a different than normal euphoric response to many medications and illegal drugs. The withdrawal from the drug causes moderat ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Disease: It is often described as a chronic relapsing brain disease. Nobody chooses to become an addict.
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