"what do you know about drug use?


  • Réponse publiée par: saintjohn

    drug use is not always bad


    drug is a medicine that we already have in our home or pharmacy..if this drugs was abuse,it causes harm to the user

  • Réponse publiée par: hannahleigh
    DDB  - Dangerous Drugs Board

    PNP - Philippine National Police

    NBI - National Bureau of Investigation
    PDEA - Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

    BOC - Bureau of Customs

    DEPED - Department of Education

    DSWD - Department of Social Welfare and Development

    LGU - Local Government Unit

    NGO - Non-Governmental Organization

    DRUGS - any substance that, when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin, or dissolved under the tongue causes a temporary physiological change in the body.

    DRUGS (OF) ABUSE - Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others, and is a form of substance-related disorder. 

    DRUG DEPENDENCE - the body's physical need, or addiction, to a specific agent. There is therefore virtually no difference between dependency and addiction. Over the long term, this dependenceresults in physical harm, behavior problems, and association with people who also abuse drugs.

    DRUG DISUSE (MISUSE) - Disuse supersensitivity, also pharmacological disuse supersensitivity or pharmacological denervation supersensitivity, is the increased sensitivity by a postsynaptic cell because of decreased input by incoming axons, e.g., due to the exposure to an antagonist drug. 

    DRUG ABUSE - (see drug of abuse)

    DRUG TOLERANCE - pharmacological concept describing subjects' reduced reaction to a drug following its repeated use.

    The six classification of drugs:

    1. What are the getaway drugs?
    Are legal drugs that a non-drug user might try, which can lead him/her to more dangerous drugs such as marijuana and shabu.

    2. What is depressant drugs?
    Slows down a persons central nervous system (brain, spinal cord, nerves). Doctors commonly prescribe depressants to help people who have anger management issues, stressed or tensed.

    3. What is stimulant drugs?
    Speed up a persons central nervous system. Has the opposite effect of depressants. Makes a person’s energy high

    4. What is narcotyc/narcotic?
    Drugs which relieve pain and induce sleepiness. These are prescribed to patients with mental disorders or with patients dealing with severe pain like cancer.

    5. What is a hallucinogens?
    Drugs which distort reality and facts. Affects all senses; makes a user feel, hear, see things that don’t exist in the time being.

    6. What is inhalant?
    Found in ordinary household chemical products and anesthetics. •Readily available and accessible to young children.  Inhalant toxins are similar to those of alcohol, the only difference is the foul smell. 

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