Articles on Substance Abuse - Page 2

Symptoms of Alcoholism

DSM-IV Criteria for Alcohol Dependence A maladaptive pattern of substance use, leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by three (or more) of the following, occurring at...
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Treatment for Cocaine Abuse

An enormous increase has occurred in the number of people seeking treatment for cocaine addiction during the 1980s and 1990s. Treatment providers report that cocaine is the most commonly...
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Ordinary Heroes

Last night I went to a convenience store. I was joking with one of the two female cashiers working the late night shift when this guy stormed in, shouting...
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