"Mibew Messenger" - is unique software allowing visitors of your site to chat with your operators. We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.Copyright Web4Health 2003-2015 Stockholm (Sweden), Lüneburg (Germany), Ioannina (Greece), Goes (Netherlands), Rimini (Italy) The aim of Web4Health is to give good and useful free medical advice, help and self help in the areas of mental health, psychology, personality disorders, relationships, stress, anxiety, depression, emotional abuse, substance abuse, sexual abuse, types of mental illness, etc. This example will be automatically replaced about twice an hour. Question: Describe addictive drugs, drugs which can cause an addiction.Written by: Wendy Moelker, Psychologist in charge, tutor, Emergis center for mental health care, Goes, the Netherlands. Answer: Drugs are substances that influence the state of mind, and that's why they are used.Ritalin/Concerta is a medicine, which can be used for ADHD (a disorder of attention and behavior), but is also being used as a recreational drug now.The dose as a medicine for ADHD is, however, much lower than the dose needed to get the effect addicts crave after.We talk about recreational drugs when you use these substances with the intention to get under the influence of them.
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