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substance abuse

a patternof behaviour where a person relies excessively on aparticular substance (e.g. alcohol or opioids such asheroin) which can ultimately interfere with the individualsdaily functioning.

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.