Substance Use Disorder 2018-02-27T04:24:44+00:00

Substance Use Disorder

Substance Use Disorder

Substance use disorder is a condition in which the use of one or more substances leads to a clinically significant impairment or distress.

SUD refers to the overuse of, or dependence on, a drug leading to effects that are detrimental to the individual’s physical and mental health, or the welfare of others. SUD is characterized by a pattern of continued pathological use of a medication, non-medically indicated drug or toxin, which results in repeated adverse social consequences related to drug use, such as failure to meet work, family, or school obligations, interpersonal conflicts, or legal problems.

Symptoms

  • Psychological or physical dependence on a substance
  • Wanting to cut down or quit, but not being able to do it
  • Withdrawal symptoms when suddenly quitting a substance
  • Tanking the substance in larger amounts or longer than intended
  • Are You Eligible?

    If you or a loved one is experiencing these symptoms and/or is diagnosed with a substance use disorder, consider participating in a clinical research study today. To learn if you qualify, please contact CNS today.
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