How do drugs of abuse differ from medicines?
Drugs of abuse have no therapeutic benefit or action. Medicines cure, resolve, or improve disease states or alterations in health.
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yes. abbuse is using too much and addiction is like not being able to quit
Nothing, medicine are drugs. Medicine is just a friendlier word to use.
These terms are often used interchangeably, however, substance abuse is a slightly broader category than drug abuse, since some of the substances that people abuse are not rea…lly drugs, such as glue, solvents, etc., which people may inhale in the hope of getting some kind of high. (MORE)