Substance use disorder

What is Substance use disorder?

Substance use disorder is a disorder in which the use of one or more substances leads to a clinically significant impairment or distress. It refers to the overuse of, or dependence on, a drug leading to effects that are detrimental to the individual's physical and mental health.

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Hi dr, I'm 18 yr old male. I got in a car accident when i was 12 years old at 14 i was diagnosed with epilepsy/seizure disorder from the car...

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My son is 18 and seems very depressed. he went to his doctor and was put on celexa but it doesn t seem to help. He has been struggling for about 3...

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As per your description, following possibilities are there-
1) Major Depressive disorder
2) Bipolar disorder

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question my ex wife is very intelegent very social but is now in rehab for alcohol and substance abuse. when she would drink she was a monster....

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Thanks for your query. It is possible that your ex wife only had substance use disorder without any comorbid mental illness or it is...

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