substance abuse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n substance abuse excessive use of drugs
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Usage

In literature:

Certainly our much-abused climate had not dried up their adipose substance.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, Issue 10, August, 1858" by Various
Once I had a house with servants and with much substance, and the stranger who came there was not abused.
"The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy" by Padriac Colum
Some are made of dangerous chemical substances, and nearly all contain articles which the majority of people are apt to abuse.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
These substances are, however, liable to great abuse.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
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In news:

Substance abuse providers predict dire consequences.
The Situation goes to rehab for substance abuse.
"The Situation " is in rehab for substance abuse TMZ has learned.
Browns' Haden suspended 4 games for substance abuse.
His new film, Smashed , is about a more common form of substance abuse: alcoholism.
The circumstances of Smoker 's suspension last Oct 24 aren't public beyond the admission of substance abuse, and Smoker politely declines discussion of his former lifestyle.
While most people think of doctors' visits when they think of health insurance, mental health and substance abuse treatment fall under the same umbrella.
The Jersey Shore star, 30, who entered rehab for substance abuse in March, "isn't sober anymore," a source tells Us Weekly in the new issue, on stands Friday.
NRI Community Services is seeking a substance abuse specialist .
SAFE MINDS provides substance abuse help to teens.
Kentucky State Police set-up their Substance Abuse Information Center to show students what different drugs look like, and what they can do to people.
Newly formed Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition launches "Sticker Shock" campaign.
Members of the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition pose for a picture immediately before going on a sticker spree.
Family seeks justice in substance abuse counselor's fatal DUI case.
Substance Abuse Task Force for Volusia and Flagler Counties.
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In science:

Section 4 applies the modeling approach to the study of substance abuse in adolescent peer networks and compares it to standard approaches.
Exponential-family Random Network Models
This is an unreasonable assumption if friends tend to influence each other ’s substance abuse patterns, which we expect to be the case.
Exponential-family Random Network Models
The effect of gender on substance abuse is different than that in simple model (Table 3).
Exponential-family Random Network Models
Similarly to the model in Section 2.2.2, in the fitted model, 73% of edges occur between students with the same substance abuse classification, whereas 27% are between users and non-users.
Exponential-family Random Network Models
Figure 4 shows model diagnostics for the homophily on substance abuse.
Exponential-family Random Network Models
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