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misuse

noun abuse, degradation, erroneous use, ill treatment, ill usage, ill use, improper usage, improper use, incorrect usage, incorrect use, maladministration, maltreatment, misapplication, misappropriation, mishandling, mismanagement, mistreatment, misusage, perversion, solecism, usus, violation, wrong use
Associated concepts: misuse of a product, misuse of an easement, misuse of funds, misuse of powers, misuse of property, patent misuse
Foreign phrases: Expedit reipublicae ne sua re quis male utatur.It is for the interest of the state that no one should make ill use of his property.
See also: abuse, annoy, conversion, convert, corrupt, dissipate, embezzle, endanger, exploit, exploitation, harass, harm, harrow, maltreat, manipulate, misapplication, misappropriate, misappropriation, misemploy, mishandle, mismanage, mistreat, misusage, molest, persecute, perversion, pervert, purloin, taint, violation, waste
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These include: the harms of drug and alcohol misuse; -nated approach to identify individuals exposed to the effects of drug and/or alcohol misuse; approach to the provision of drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services; those who become ill as a result of substance misuse; partnership approach is taken to respond to issues relating to substance misuse.
For the report, CDC scientists analyzed data for 2012, 2013 and 2014 on self-reported binge drinking and opioid misuse during the prior 30 days from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
"Further, an airline that continues to misuse or inefficiently use timeslots may be relegated to a lower priority in future slot allocations," it added.
Prescription opioid misuse among people who binge drank varied by age and social factors:
Badges should only be used by those with disabilities and council chiefs recorded 39 instances of misuse last year.
About 13 percent of adults with disabilities who reported opioid misuse in the last year received treatment; however, that rate was even lower for adults without disabilities, at 8.6 percent.
A study has found that the misuse of benzodiazepines is strongly connected with dependence on prescription opioids or stimulants.
Alcohol misuse is harmful drinking and alcohol addiction, while drug misuse is a dependence on, or regular excessive consumption of, psychoactive substances.
The rates of misuse were about 50% in Medicare and private pay patients, but around 65% in Medicaid patients.
Carey, Ph.D., from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., and colleagues estimated how a range of patterns of potential opioid misuse relate to adverse outcomes during the next year.
The post Facebook suspends 200 apps as part of data misuse probe appeared first on Tahawul Tech.
A report by Public Health England, Preventing Drugs Misuse Deaths, has also said deprived areas also attract high death rates relating to heroin and morphine misuse.