Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction-A Closer Look

The term “psychotherapeutic drug” is applied to medicines traditionally used in medical treatment to alter a patient’s mood or state of mind. Drugs that fall into this category include pain relievers, depressants, and stimulants, among others. Such medicines are typically prescribed for conditions ranging from physical pain to mental or emotional distress. When used correctly, … Read morePrescription Drug Abuse and Addiction-A Closer Look