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Substance Abuse & Addiction / Alia Al Hosni ; Sarah Tannous ; Marwa Al Zayed

Publication year: 2020

ISBN: Ph00114

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Illicit drug abuse has reached an epidemic level in the world. Drug overdose has become the leading cause of injury-related deaths since 2008 due to the recent surge of opioid overdose by heroin, controlled prescription drugs, and normethadones synthetic opioids. Synthetic designer drugs such as synthetic cathinone (“bath salts”) and synthetic cannabinoids (“Spice” and “K2”) continue to emerge and attract recreational users. This research is going to tackle drug abuse by shedding the light on Syrian prisoners Over the past 20 years or so, the drug misuse scenario has seen the emergence of both prescription-only and over-the-counter medications being reported as ingested for recreational purposes.

Subject: Substance-Related Disorders, Drug Abuse, Drug Use Disorders, Chemically-Induced Disorders, Drug addiction