Stimulant Use Disorder

Stimulant Use Disorder: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Stimulant use disorder is a disorder in which stimulants are used non-medically. In the DSM-5, a substance abuse disorder is defined as “a prolonged use of stimulants such as amphetamines, cocaine, or other psychostimulants leading to clinically significant impairment or distress of varying degrees.” Currently, the most commonly used psychoactive drugs are stimulants. The recent…

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