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Drug abuser

Known as: Abuser, Drug, Drug Abusers, Drug Users 
People who take drugs for a non-therapeutic or non-medical effect. The drugs may be legal or illegal, but their use often results in adverse medical… 
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Introduction: Individual-level data on all prescription drugs sold in Danish community pharmacies has since 1994 been recorded in… 
  • table I
Review
2009
Review
2009
Dopamine is involved in drug reinforcement but its role in addiction is less clear. Here we describe PET imaging studies that… 
  • table 1
  • figure 1
Review
2003
Review
2003
Syndromal classification is a well-developed diagnostic system but has failed to deliver on its promise of the identification of… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
CONTEXT Data on the range of prescription and over-the-counter drug use in the United States are not available. OBJECTIVE To… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Significant progress and new insights have been gained in the 4 years since the first Maastricht Consensus Report, necessitating… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A defining feature of drug addiction is persistent drug use despite long-term adverse consequences. This study examined the… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
Surveys of risk behaviors have been hobbled by their reliance on respondents to report accurately about engaging in behaviors… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term efficacy of a school-based approach to drug abuse prevention. DESIGN Randomized trial… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
To determine the risk of active tuberculosis associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, we prospectively… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
  • H. Skinner
  • Addictive behaviors
  • 1982
  • Corpus ID: 4906503
The Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST) was designed to provide a brief instrument for clinical screening and treatment evaluation…