strong psychological or physical dependence on a drug or other psychoactive substance
a drug that stimulates the central nervous system
a process of eliminating a toxic substance from the body; a medically supervised program for alcohol or opioid addiction
development of tolerance to a substance following prolonged medical use but without psychological or physical dependence
stimulation, excitement, or stupefaction produced by a chemical substance
synthetic pain relieving substances that were originally derived from the opium poppy. naturally occurring opium derivatives are called opiates.
a condition characterized by physiologic reliance on a substance, usually indicated by tolerance to the effects of the substance and development of withdraw symptoms when use of the substance is terminated.
increasingly popular all night parties that typically involve dancing drinking and the use of illicit drugs
pills that are classified as benzodiazepines. they have recently gained popularity as a recreational drug; chemically known as flunitrazepam
the use of a mood or behavior altering substance in a maladaptive manner that often compromises health safety and social and occupational functioning and causes legal problems.
a substance specific mental disorder that follows the cessation or reduction in use of a psychoactive substance that has been taken regularly to induce a state of intoxication.