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Drug Vocab

Drug Unit

Side-Effect An effect from using a medication that is not intended
Long-Term Effects An effect of using a drug after a long period of time
Short-Term Effects An effect felt immediately after taking a drug
Binge Drinking Drinking a large amount of alcohol in a short period of time
Tolerance When a user needs more of a drug to get the same effect
Dependence/Addiction When a person mentally or physically relies on a drug to make it through their day
Withdrawal The symptoms a user feels after they quit using a drug
Drug Misuse The unintentional misuse of a drug; taking more of a drug than required
Drug Abuse Using a drug for something other than it's intended purpose
Gateway Drugs Drugs that users start with that lead to more dangerous drugs
Physical Dependence When a person physically needs more of a drug
Created by: Heather Wiidakas