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misuse

The improper use of something which, in medicine, usually refers to the use of a drug in a way not intended by the manufacturer.
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Rachel, one of 15 members of staff and former substance misusers helped by the charity taking part, hopes to raise PS1,000 towards the group total of PS4,000.
Misusers who took part in research for the all-party committee report admitted taking up to 60 tablets a day as they said the pills gave them feelings of calmness and control.
This money will provide additional beds and improvements to service quality for some substance misusers with some of the highest levels of need.
Also, the trial was relatively short, the population was enriched with substance misusers, and there was a significant rate of noncompletion.
Also, the trial was fairly short, the population was enriched with substance misusers, and there was a significant rate of noncompletion.
SIR; re Asda's war on disabled bay misusers (The Grocer, March 8, p6), it is not only the able bodied who are the offenders.
Working with Substance Misusers is a practical handbook for students and for those who work with people who misuse drugs or alcohol.
Although Fontaine clearly stated the prescription drug abuse problem is not exclusive to First Nations peoples, Greyeyes still fears being stereotyped as "drug misusers and abusers.
According to police reports, in our country the street price for flunitrazepam is ~30 times the pharmacy price, thus reflecting its popularity among misusers.
The court said that a manufacturer has a duty to design a product to eliminate unreasonable risk of foreseeable injury to both intended users and foreseeable misusers.
Vocational adjustment patterns of alcohol and drug misusers following treatment.
Software Intelligence enables ISVs to convert pirates and inadvertent misusers to paying customers