The nonmedical use of drugs presents social problems with important pharmacological aspects.

• Social aspects

• Rewards for the individual

• Decriminalisation and legalisation

• Dependence


• Dependence

• Nicotine pharmacology

• Effects of chronic smoking

• Starting and stopping use

• Passive smoking

Ethyl alcohol

• Pharmacology

• Car driving and alcohol

• Chronic consumption

• Withdrawal

• Pharmacological deterrence Psyc hod ysle plies

• Experiences with psychodysleptics

• Individual substances, especially cannabis


• methylxanthines (caffeine), ginseng, khat

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