Drug dependent, as defined under RA9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002), is a person exhibiting a cluster of physiological, behavioral and cognitive phenomena of variable intensity, in which the use of psychoactive drug
takes a high priority, involving, among others, a strong desire or a sense of compulsion to take the substance and the difficulties in controlling substance-taking behavior in terms of its onset, termination, or levels of use.
Californiascientists are testing whether the illegal psychoactive drug
commonly known as Ecstasy could help alleviate anxiety for terminally ill patients, the trial's principal funder said.
For all that, a campaign to encourage moderation in the use of a psychoactive drug
is bizarre, an illustration of a society that has lost sight of moral absolutes.
In October 2012, officers warned that a psychoactive drug
known as Annihilation was being used by youngsters in Glasgow.
According to a study, the compound can help treat symptoms of depression just as effectively and rapidly as ketamine, without the unwanted side effects associated with the psychoactive drug
One man was arrested on e man was arrested on Harcourt Street on Tuesday night for his own safety after he was found to be tripping out on the psychoactive drug
The format the panel has in place currently describes every psychoactive drug
in terms of five axes: class and relevant mechanisms; family; neurobiologic activity, neurotransmitter effects, and physiologic effects; efficacy and major side effects; and approved and licenses indications in the major countries and regions that perform drug licensing.
The number of patients being admitted for pharmaceutical and psychoactive drug
treatment jumped from about five a year in 2009 to about 60 last year.
According to the report, of the ten million smokers in Britain, up to 3 million have a mental disorder and up to 2 million have been prescribed a psychoactive drug
in the past year and approaching 1 million have longstanding [mental] disease.
Justice minister Ivo Opstelten told the Dutch parliament about plans for the country to only allow the sale of marijuana which contains less than 15 per cent of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC - the naturally occurring psychoactive drug
European authorities have detected a record 57 new legal highs so far this year, with a new psychoactive drug
launched on the market every week, a report has warned.
Because psychiatric diagnosis relies solely on a set of symptoms, without any objective laboratory evidence of dysfunction, virtually anyone at some time in life could qualify for a psychoactive drug