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(New page: {{ClinPsy}} :For abstinence from alcohol see sobriety '''Drug abstinence''' is the voluntary or involuntary maintainance of a drug free condition. After drug withdrawal a...)
 
 
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'''Drug abstinance''' is a strategy for avoiding taking drugs as in the [[just say no]] campaign or for recovering from [[drug abuse]]. With regard to [[alcohol abuse]] the equivalent term is [[sobriety]]
   
'''Drug abstinence''' is the voluntary or involuntary maintainance of a drug free condition. After [[drug withdrawal]] and [[detoxification]] as part of [[drug rehabilitation]] the aim is often to maintain abtinence to prevent the reemergence of [[drug dependency]] and further [[drug abuse]]
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For those whose [[drug use]] is established abstinance can lead to [[drug withdrawal]], which can be managed by [[drug rehabilitation]] service support. After [[drug withdrawal]] and [[detoxification]] the aim is often to maintain abtinence to prevent the reemergence of [[drug dependency]] and further [[drug abuse]]
   
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
* [[Drug usage]]
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* [[Drug Abuse Resistance Education]]
* [[Recovery disorders]]
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* [[Drug education]]
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* [[Recovery (disorders)|Recovery]]
 
* [[Smoking cessation]]
 
* [[Smoking cessation]]
 
   
 
==References & Bibliography==
 
==References & Bibliography==
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[[Category:Drug abuse]]
 
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Drug abstinance is a strategy for avoiding taking drugs as in the just say no campaign or for recovering from drug abuse. With regard to alcohol abuse the equivalent term is sobriety

For those whose drug use is established abstinance can lead to drug withdrawal, which can be managed by drug rehabilitation service support. After drug withdrawal and detoxification the aim is often to maintain abtinence to prevent the reemergence of drug dependency and further drug abuse


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