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Drug Dependence
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Drug Dependence
Cocaine is extracted from the coca plant, which grows in Central and South America. It is processed into many forms for use as an illegal drug of abuse.
Opioids are a class of drugs that include both natural and synthetic substances. The natural opioids (referred to as opiates) include opium...
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Amphetamines are a group of powerful and highly addictive substances that dramatically affect the...
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Cocaine is extracted from the coca plant, which grows in Central and South America. The substance is...
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Nicotine disorders are caused by the main psychoactive ingredient in tobacco. Nicotine is a physically...
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Cannabis, more commonly called marijuana, refers to the several varieties of Cannabis sativa , or Indian hemp plant, that contains the...
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While many people rely on prescription medications to help them manage physical or mental health conditions, people can become addicted to...
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According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 15 percent of people in the U.S. have tried cocaine. Find out more about the...
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Drug addiction isn't a weakness or a choice. It is a disease. Read more on how to recognize and treat it.
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