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Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse


Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is use of a drug in amounts or by methods which are harmful to the individual or others. Differing definitions of drug abuse are utilized in public health, medical and criminal justice contexts. In some cases legal or anti-social behaviour happens when the person is under the influence of a drug, and long term personality modifications in individuals could happen as well. In addition to potential bodily, social, and psychological harm, use of some drugs can also lead to criminal penalties, though these differ broadly relying on the local jurisdiction.

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Individuals with substance abuse have larger levels of impulsivity, and individuals who use a number of medicine tend to be extra impulsive. A variety of studies utilizing the Iowa gambling task as a measure for impulsive conduct discovered that drug utilizing populations made more dangerous selections in comparison … Read More