Illnesses related to both the pharmacologic properties of abused substances and their methods of administration often bring the teenager to medical attention and may provide sufficient motivation for the adolescent to seek help beyond the acute problem. Successful treatment of an overdose reaction, an abstinence syndrome, or any other medical complication of drug abuse may give the physician a unique opportunity to begine further evalution for future care.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1 1976|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pharmacology (medical)