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Substance misuse and dependency 

Substance misuse and dependency
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Substance misuse and dependency
Author(s):

Sue Beckwith

and Penny Franklin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199575817.003.0106
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date: 19 February 2020

Substance misuse 362

Background 364

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Alcohol misuse 366

Substance misuse is the harmful use of any substance, such as alcohol, prescribed medications (e.g. diazepam), illicit drugs (e.g. heroin, cannabis, cocaine), and other substances (e.g. glue, lighter fluid, magic mushrooms)....

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