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Is drug use up or down? What are the implications?

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources

Is drug use up or down? What are the implications?

hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, September 19, 2000

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- United States,
  • Drug abuse surveys -- United States,
  • Drug control -- United States

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    Paginationiii, 99 p. :
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15503399M
    ISBN 100160662613
    OCLC/WorldCa48537361

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Is drug use up or down? What are the implications? by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

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One of the side effects of drug abuse is the loss of friendship and family due to these choices. Families and friends have to watch as the drug abuser pulls away and the effects of drug abuse ravage their body and mind. Moreover, one of the side effects of drug use may be bizarre, out of character, behavior that further separates the drug.

Substance use disorder is a disease, causing people to compulsively use drugs despite consequences. The Effects of Drug Abuse on Health Substance use disorders are associated with a wide range of short- and long-term health effects.

Physicians use drug categories according to the effects they have on the human body. Drug recognition experts group drugs different categories depending on how they impact the body after use. Some drugs may slow down the body, and other drugs can speed up bodily functions.

The Cardiovascular System: Problems arise when the heart is constantly sped up or slowed down. Drug addiction leads to adverse cardiovascular conditions, including cardiac arrhythmia and arrest. The use of injection drugs leads to collapsed veins and bacterial infections within. A substance use disorder is characterized by meeting the criteria for drug dependence as defined by the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD).

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