Drug abuse is characterized as routine and repeated consumption of a drug, generally in high amounts, which eventually damages the functioning of the body. This is mainly caused because of addiction due to factors such as depression, peer pressure, inherited traits of addiction, disrupted environment at home, suffering from sexual abuse and trauma, or poor social coping skills. It is important for people, who are addicted to drugs to seek rehabilitation and therapy in order to overcome drug abuse.
HOW IS DRUG ABUSE DIAGNOSED?
There are a number of signs and symptoms related to drug abuse, which include low performance levels and mood swings.