Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsOther - Science · 1 decade ago

what is the definition of drug abuse in science?

the use of drugs in ways that harm the body

4 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Drug abuse could be many things in definition.

    The main one is use of a drug for no reason other than the affects of the drug.

    Another is overuse of a drug that is prescribed by taking more than prescribed.

  • 1 decade ago

    well the term drug abuse is used when the drug is used in excess. when u use an quantity of the drug that is more than the required quantity you are abusing the drug. ..

  • 1 decade ago

    Habitual use of drugs not needed for therapeutic purposes (e.g., such as solely to alter one's mood, affect, or state of consciousness) or to affect a body function unnecessarily (e.g., laxative abuse); nonmedical use of drugs.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    it's called being SPACED OUT!!!!! of time and mind!!!!!

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