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As per available reports about 18 relevant journals, 90 Conference Proceedings, 21 workshops are presently dedicated exclusively to Drug abuse.
Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is a patterned use of a substance (drug) in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others. The exact cause of substance abuse is impossible to know because there is not just one direct cause. However substance abuse and addiction is known to run in families. One theory suggests there is a genetic disposition which predisposes certain individuals toward substance abuse. Another suggests substance abuse is learned there for people subjected to substance abuse by those around them begin to copy the same behaviours. Substance abuse might start out as a bad habit but when and if addiction develops it manifests as a chronic debilitating disease.
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People abuse substances such as drugs, alcohol, and tobacco for varied and complicated reasons, but it is clear that our society pays a significant cost. The toll for this abuse can be seen in our hospitals and emergency departments through direct damage to health by substance abuse and its link to physical trauma. Jails and prisons tally daily the strong connection between crime and drug dependence and abuse. Although use of some drugs such as cocaine has declined, use of other drugs such as heroin and "club drugs" has increased.
The global market for DOA testing increased from $1.9 billion in 2007 to an estimated $2.0 billion by the end of 2008. It should reach $2.6 billion in 2014, for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6%. The U.S. market for Drug abuse treatment and diagnosis increased slightly from $2.6 billion in 2007 to $2.7 billion in 2008. It should reach $3.1 billion in 2013, for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.7%.
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July 25-26, 2016 Berlin, Germany
6. 2nd Primary Healthcare Expo
September 15-17, 2016 Pheonix, USA
8. Psychiatric-Mentalhealth Nursing Conference
October 03-05, 2016 London, U.K
11. 2nd Novel Physiotherapies Expo
June 9-11, 2016 London, UK
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June 30-July 01, 2016
15. 8th Healthcare Expo
November 09-11, 2015 Dubai, UAE
16. International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM)
October 05 - 08, 2015 Dundee, Scotland
17. American Public Health Association (APHA)
October 31-November 01, 2015 Chicago, USA
18. National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse
February 10-11, 2016, USA
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