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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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Treatment outcomes are also improving, with 77% of people reported a reduction in their substance misuses following treatment in 2016-17, compared to 69.
The report shows nearly half of people assessed with a substance misuse problem in Wales were suffering from problematic alcohol use.
This review has found a massive problem, and it could be used as a reference for multiple research studies that deal with self-medication misuses in Middle Eastern countries.
USA], Jun 19 (ANI): There is a massive problem of self-medication misuse in the Middle East, according to a recent study.
License provisions tying editorial control or subject matter restrictions to copyright use are misuses of copyright not because they leverage the copyright for financial gain, but because they chill First Amendment speech of others.
The far right have imposed a national agenda that's taking America in the wrong direction in many respects: that's the hard-hitting message of an award-winning actor and political activist and a retired government analyst in their Misuse Of Power: How The Far Right Gained And Misuses Power.
The magnitude of misuses of statistical procedures by researchers also suggests inadequate statistical training.
A survey to identify and describe concrete techniques for eliciting security requirements showed that a misuse case is often considered an important part of the requirement stage [5].