Drug Abuse: Treatments, Prevention, and Resources
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What causes drug abuse? 3 possible conditions

Drug abuse occurs when you’re unable to control your use of prescribed drugs or you're using another legal or illegal substance to the point that it interferes with your ability to function. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from mania to depression. It is also called bipolar disease or manic depression.

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness. Learn about symptoms and treatment options.

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Conduct Disorder

Conduct disorder is a group of behavioral and emotional problems. Learn about conduct disorder signs, types, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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