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19 / 01 / 2021

 


Drug Misused

Maha M. AL-Nefaei, Ghader E. Jahri, Esraa A. Majrashi, Zainab A. Sairafi, Azahir G. Abualmakarem, Waad W. Alqashqari, Kholoud F. Muhanna, Amnah S. AL-Amri.


Abstract
Background:
Drug misuse is a global problem that is referred to the using of drugs in an inaccurate way for large doses and long duration. Drug misuse is associated with depression, anxiety, and specific characteristics of psychopathological behavior.
Aim:
To discuss the stages, epidemiology, symptoms, and consequences of drug misuse as well as highlight the drug abuse in Saudi Arabia.
Methods:
Several articles were included in this review; the involved articles were obtained through online research.
Results:
There were 13 articles included to write the current review; the review was written under titles in the discussion part.
Conclusion:
Drug addiction is a global issue; it has several consequences and affects the individuals, families, community, and the economy of the countries. Increasing awareness among individuals and patients should be established.

Key words: Drug, Abuse, Misuse, Addiction, Saudi Arabia, Consequences.


 
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AL-Nefaei MM, Jahri GE, Majrashi EA, Sairafi ZA, Abualmakarem AG, Alqashqari WW, Muhanna KF, AL-Amri AS. Drug Misused. IJMDC. Online First: 19 Jan, 2021. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592


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AL-Nefaei MM, Jahri GE, Majrashi EA, Sairafi ZA, Abualmakarem AG, Alqashqari WW, Muhanna KF, AL-Amri AS. Drug Misused. https://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=16426 [Access: May 12, 2024]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592


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AL-Nefaei MM, Jahri GE, Majrashi EA, Sairafi ZA, Abualmakarem AG, Alqashqari WW, Muhanna KF, AL-Amri AS. Drug Misused. IJMDC. Online First: 19 Jan, 2021. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592



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AL-Nefaei MM, Jahri GE, Majrashi EA, Sairafi ZA, Abualmakarem AG, Alqashqari WW, Muhanna KF, AL-Amri AS. Drug Misused. IJMDC, [cited May 12, 2024]; Online First: 19 Jan, 2021. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592



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AL-Nefaei, M. M., Jahri, . G. E., Majrashi, . E. A., Sairafi, . Z. A., Abualmakarem, . A. G., Alqashqari, . W. W., Muhanna, . K. F. & AL-Amri, . A. S. (2021) Drug Misused. IJMDC, Online First: 19 Jan, 2021. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592



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AL-Nefaei, Maha M., Ghader E. Jahri, Esraa A. Majrashi, Zainab A. Sairafi, Azahir G. Abualmakarem, Waad W. Alqashqari, Kholoud F. Muhanna, and Amnah S. AL-Amri. 2021. Drug Misused. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, Online First: 19 Jan, 2021. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592



Chicago Style

AL-Nefaei, Maha M., Ghader E. Jahri, Esraa A. Majrashi, Zainab A. Sairafi, Azahir G. Abualmakarem, Waad W. Alqashqari, Kholoud F. Muhanna, and Amnah S. AL-Amri. "Drug Misused." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries Online First: 19 Jan, 2021. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

AL-Nefaei, Maha M., Ghader E. Jahri, Esraa A. Majrashi, Zainab A. Sairafi, Azahir G. Abualmakarem, Waad W. Alqashqari, Kholoud F. Muhanna, and Amnah S. AL-Amri. "Drug Misused." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries Online First: 19 Jan, 2021. Web. 12 May 2024 doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

AL-Nefaei, M. M., Jahri, . G. E., Majrashi, . E. A., Sairafi, . Z. A., Abualmakarem, . A. G., Alqashqari, . W. W., Muhanna, . K. F. & AL-Amri, . A. S. (2021) Drug Misused. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, Online First: 19 Jan, 2021. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1606757592





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