Substance Abuse Disorder

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Substance Abuse Disorder

Substance Abuse Disorder:A contined subastance craving and use despite significant life disruption and or phsycial risk.

Abuse can lead to many cancers including: Lungs, Kidneys and Liver. Intervanous drug use can lead to other heath issues like AIDS, HIV and Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C can cause fatal Liver disease. Tobacco use can cause mutiple cancers.

While on the drug an unnatural amout of Dopamine is realsed causing you to feel good. With out the drugs you do not make enough Dopamine this is called''Down Regulation"

Treatment of Substance Abuse can be treated by Behavioral therpay. Family therapy can also help create a support group. In other cases programs like Methadone Treatment my be beneficial.

The Abuse Cycle


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