What Is Substance Abuse Chapter 8

What Is Substance Abuse Chapter 8 - What Is Substance...

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What Is Substance Abuse? Think of a substance you use quite regularly and determine whether you are properly using, misusing, abusing, or addicted to the substance. Examples of substances include, caffeine, nicotine, over the counter medicines, prescription medicines, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, or other psychoactive or pain relieving drugs. Check the things that apply to you and your use of the drug. Substance Use _____ When you use this substance, do you usually use it for less than three days? _____ Are you taking the drug for the reason it was intended? _____ Are you aware of the side effects associated with the drug? _____ Are ;you using the drug according to instructions? Substance Misues _____ Have you taken this drug for reasons other than intended? _____ Do you use this drug while taking other drugs? _____ Are you taking another drug prescribed to someone else or giving your prescription drugs to someone else? _____ Have you avoided reporting problems, side effects, and other medications to your
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