Substance Abuse and Addiction

Substance abuse is the wrongful use of substances that are termed psychoactive and hazardous to human health, such as illicit drugs and alcohol. The use of these substances may lead to a condition called dependence syndrome, which is a cluster of cognitive, behavioral, and physiological phenomena. It develops when there is repeated use of a substance, thereby creating a stronger desire to retake the drug and use it persistently despite knowing that the consequences could be harmful. After a while,

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