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What are some of the physical and social dangers of illicit (illegal) drug use?

What are some of the physical and social dangers of illicit (illegal) drug use?

Physical and social: From a physical aspect you could die. From a social aspect you could go to prison you are doing something illegal. Remember it does not mater what state law is - federal law is stricter. ...Read more

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What's the length of physical withdrawal symptoms from heroin, and which is worse-heroin, suboxone, of methadone-in terms of withdrawal duration and intensity?

What's the length of physical withdrawal symptoms from heroin,  and which is worse-heroin,  suboxone,  of methadone-in terms of withdrawal duration and intensity?

Heroin: Though people may think they get addicted to suboxone or methadone they are better than heroin . They are purer and mostly strictly prescribed and monitored by qualified addiction specialist doctors. They are very closely supervised. Withdrawals from heroin is the worst ...Read more

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What are initial signs and symptoms of drug addiction?

What are initial signs and symptoms of drug addiction?

Impairment: Impairment of social, work, family and romantic functions. ...Read more

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Can the physical symptoms of alcohol withdrawal be eased by giving small amounts of alcohol?

Can the physical symptoms of alcohol withdrawal be eased by giving small amounts of alcohol?

The physical: Symptoms of alcohol withdrawal can be eliminated by not drinking too much! on the other hand, needing an "eye opener"may be a symptom of alcohol dependence. ...Read more

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What can be initial signs of alcohol addiction / dependence?

What can be initial signs of alcohol addiction / dependence?

Here are some signs: There are four areas that you want to look at to see if there's any dysfunction or consequences or interference in your overall functioning. Have you had any legal problems like a dui? Has your drinking affected your job? Are you depressed ? Do you find it hard to stop once you started drinking? Do you drink daily and drink to get drunk? When you stop is there shaking and sweating and nausea? ...Read more

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Describe the features of cannabis use or addiction.?

Describe the features of cannabis use or addiction.?

What's Addiction?: An addiction is a brain disease whereby one engages in behaviors which may lead to dire consequences. The individual knows this, but continues to engage in the behavior. One may be addicted to food, drugs, alcohol, sex and other behaviors. ...Read more

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What are the physical effects of steroid abuse?

What are the physical effects of steroid abuse?

Steroid abuse: It depends on the steroid. Pleas to to wikipedia or uptodate.co, for good details. ...Read more

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For OCD sufferers, can the use of weed and alcohol make symptoms worse?

Possibly: Although the use of marijuana would be predicted to be capable of reducing anxiety in certain situations the converse should be considered including a consideration of the propensity of marijuana to increase paranoia in some suceptible people. With respect to alcohol, it would potentially in a temporary way reduce worrying but conversely may produce rebound anxiety when reducing alcohol intake. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a meth addiction?

What are the symptoms of a meth addiction?

Addiction: A harmful pattern of use characterized by tolerance, withdrawal, using more of the substance than intended, persistent desire or unsuccessful attempts to cut down or stop using, significant periods of time spent using or obtaining the substance at the expense of other major life responsibilities, and continuing to use despite the knowledge of significant adverse effects on your life. ...Read more

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What symptoms of methamphetamine abuse?

What symptoms of methamphetamine abuse?

12 Panel Drug Test: Urine drug testing is a very accurate way to determine recent drug use history. It is the most common form of drug testing, used by schools, employers and families alike. A urine drug test requires collecting a small urine sample. No laboratory work is required - you can find out the results of your drug test almost instantly. Test for up to 13 drugs: marijuana * Cocaine * opiates * methamphetam. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of a drug addict?

What are the signs and symptoms of a drug addict?

Addiction: A harmful pattern of use characterized by tolerance, withdrawal, using more of the substance than intended, persistent desire or unsuccessful attempts to cut down or stop using, significant periods of time spent using or obtaining the substance at the expense of other major life responsibilities, and continuing to use despite the knowledge of significant adverse effects on your life. ...Read more

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What are the physical effects of drug addiction?

Depends on the drug: Alcohol tends to affect every organ system. Narcotics tend to affect the brain (pain pathways) more. Stimulants such as Cocaine and amphetamines can affect the heart, brain, and circulation. ...Read more

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What are the effects of physical and verbal abuse?

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What are the effects of physical and verbal abuse?

Abuse: Traumatic events leave consequences on victim, depending on extent and duration of abuse, such as mood disorder, anxiety, personality changes or post-traumatic stress. ...Read more

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What r signs and symptoms of drug addiction?

What r signs and symptoms of drug addiction?

Compulsion: Inability to cut back compulsive behavior despite consequences needing an eye opener feeling guilty all for at least 1 year. ...Read more

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Is marijuana or cocain worse for increasing the symptoms of schizophrenia?

Is marijuana or cocain worse for increasing the symptoms of schizophrenia?

Most likely: Marijuana has been found to be an independent risk factor in developing schizophrenia, especially with an early age use prior to age of 18 there is no data related to cocaine but chronic use of Cocaine can cause chronic psychosis which can be terated with medications. ...Read more