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What is difference between drug use and drug abuse?
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The difference between drug use and drug abuse is that drug use is infrequent and drug abuse is constant.
Basically, the difference between use and abuse is degree. Any drug use can turn into abuse if the user becomes dependent. Drug dependency means that the person cannot live without the drug. This is when a person is said to be abusing the drug. Some drugs are very addictive, and drug use quickly turns into drug abuse. However, even just using a drug can be dangerous. One does not have to abuse a drug to have serious health consequences.
Posted by litteacher8 on April 24, 2013 at 3:52 PM (Answer #1)
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