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Understanding drugs.

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Note down what you understand by the following terms:

  • Drug misuse

  • Drug abuse

  • Alcohol abuse

  • Addiction


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Irene madge
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Drug misuse is using the drug wrongly

Drug abuse using a drug illegally

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol when you are not supposed to take

Addiction is when ones system is under something's control such that one almost can't do without

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Betty jepchumba

Drug misuse is using a drug

wrongly

Drug abuse using drug illegally

Alcohol abuse using alcohol illegally

Addiction not being able to do without a drug

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Patricia Ogutu
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Drug misuse using drug for the wrong purpose

Drug abuse is excessive use of drug including drug misuse

Alcohol abuse excessive use of alcohol

Addiction is when one can't do anything if he or she is not under the influence of something eg drugs

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Jetrudah Njoki
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Drug misuse. Not using the drug for the purpose meant for.

Drug abuse

Using drug so that can influence your body function.

Alcohol abuse. Taking alcohol not for enjoyment but to control your actions.

Addiction. When one misuses drug and its influence has started controlling his behaviour. One connot do anything unless he/she takes drug first.

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Purity Wairimu
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Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly not for the intended purpose.

Drug abuse  taking of drugs for a long period of time

Addiction is the body getting used  to something and cannot  function normally.

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Radhia Nyongesa
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1. Drug misuse: utilizing drugs for medication for the purpose or illness for which they are not intended.

2. Drug abuse: over-indulgence in drugs and other substances with the purpose of getting high or for pleasure.

3. Alcohol abuse: over-dependence on alcohol so much that one cannot live sober.

4. Addiction: being overly dependent on drugs or a substance thst its sudden withdrawal could result in death or have other detrimental consequences to the addict.

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Drug misuse is wrong use of drugs 

Drug abuse is illegal use of drugs that alter normal functioning of the body 

Addiction is a condition where one cannot do without a given substance

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PRISCAH WANYONYI
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Drug misuse is wrong use of drugs 

Drug abuse is illegal use of drugs that alter normal functioning of the body 

Addiction is a condition where one cannot do without a given substance



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Mary Njuguna
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Drug misuse is the use of a certain drug for the wrong purpose.


Drug abuse is when you use a legal or illegal drug in ways you shouldn't.

Alcohol abuse is when one uses alcohol in ways they shouldn't.

Addiction is when one cannot resist the urge to do something  for example taking drugs , sleeping etc.

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Mary.t.adolwa
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Drug misuse means using the drug wrongly.eg.if you were to take two capsules  you take 3.

Using the drug more frequently than the recommended doze

Drug abuse means using the drug in the incorrect way.by making your body accustomed to it so that you keep using it at all times

Alcohol abuse

Taking alcohol more than your body needs.

Addiction

When the body is used to the drug or alcohol and therefore craving comes in so that the body cannot do without it.

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Norah jeptoo
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Drug misuse is use of drugs for purpose not intended.                                                       Drug abuse is the excessive use of drugs.     Alcohol abuse is the excessive use of alcohol.                                                                Addiction is when ones body cannot funtion normally without influence of something.                                

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Rachel Waweru
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Drug misuse- using drugs for the wrong purpose

Drug abuse- excessive use of a drug

Alcohol abuse -excessive use of alcohol

Addiction- a state that one is not able to operate without taking a drug

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Rael Jeptoo
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Drug misuse-Using drugs in the wrong way

Drug abuse-excessive use of a drug such that one becomes adicted

Alcohol abuse-Excessive use of alcohol leading to addiction 

Addiction-Dependency on drugs

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Elly Ngetich
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Drug abuse- use of substances that alter the normal functioning of the bod.

Drug misuse- of of drugs for the wrong purpose.

Addiction- a condition where an individual can not do without drug's. The person becomes fully dependent on the drug.

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Salome Njoki Mbugua
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Drug misuse: taking drugs without following prescription

Drug abuse: taking drugs illegally

Alcohol abuse:taking alcohol carelessly

Addiction: being dependant, can't continue with life normally without 

Alcoholism : dependency on alcohol

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FELIX OMONDI OMOLLO
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Drug misuse- Using drugs other than the prescribed dose.

Drug abuse-Excessive use of drugs

Alcohol abuse-Excessive consumption of alcohol.

Addiction- Overdependence on something.

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Peninah Bariwan
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Drug misuse- it is using a drug excessively or less than what you have been prescribed by a doctor.

Drug Abuse- using a drug without any prescription from a doctor.

Alcohol Abuse- Excessive consumption of alcohol without control.

Addition_ it's a situation where the body cannot function properly without a certain drug

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Mirriam David
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Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly

Drug abuse is using drugs illegally 

Alcohol abuse is taking Alcohol when not supposed to take 

Addiction when one cannot do without 

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Polyne Akoth obudho
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Drug misuse-using drug for what it was not meant for.

Drugabuse-misuse of drug, not using it according to the recommendation
Adiction-having no control of something or a content.

Alcoholism-using alcohol excessively.


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Joy Avia Kavita
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- Drug misuse is incorrect use of drugs i.e without following doctor's instructions.

- Drug abuse is use of legal or illegal drugs to change the normal functioning of the body.

- Alcohol abuse is use of alcohol to 'drown' one's issues instead of facing and solving them.

- Addiction is a strong  desire to take certain drugs .

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Asenath kabutia
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Drug misuse is using drugs for the wrong reasons 

Drug abuse is using drugs for pleasure 

Alcohol abuse is taking too much alcohol 

Addiction is dependency of drugs 

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THOMAS KIWAR NGIROO
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Drug misuse is using the drug wrongly

Drug abuse using a drug illegally

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol when you are not supposed to take

Addiction is when ones system is under something's control such that one almost can't do without

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Drug misuse_Using the right drug for the wrong purpose.

Drug abuse_It's the non-medical use of drugs that destroys the health and productive life of an individual.

Alcohol abuse_uncontrolled drinking and/or preoccupation with alcohol.

Addiction_Is a state when drug dependency has developed to such an extent that it has serious detrimental effects on both the user and their family as well.It is characterized by loss of control over the use of the drug,resulting in an unmanageable life.

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Erick Kwoba
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Drug misuse is using meant for another purpose

Drug abuse is taking a drug for a wrong purpose or what's it's not meant for.

Alcohol abuse is when one take alcohol for a wrong my.

Addiction is dependent on alcohol

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hannah nyambura
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Drugs misuse is using drug without prescription,drug abuse is taking drug with an intention that it will   influence your normal  thinking, alcohol abuse is drinking a lot of alcohol without selfcontrol,additiction is that the person can't do without it







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Beatrice Kedogo
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Drug misuse is using the drug wrongly

Drug abuse is using the drug illegally

Alcohol abuse is using the alcohol illegally

Addiction is not being able to do without a drug



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Recho atwane
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Drug Misuse :using drugs wrongly

Drug abuse:using illegal drug

Alcohol abuse:using alcohol when mot needed

Addiction: it has became habitual

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Florence kyeni
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Drug abuse... using drugs illegally 

Drug misuse... using drugs wrongly

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Drug misuse is using a drug

wrongly.

Drug abuse using drug illegally.

Alcohol abuse using alcohol illegally

Addiction not being able to do without a drug.

Drug is any substance be it chemically or physically that alter or change how the body functions.

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Carren chepngetich
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Drug misuse is the use of drugs wrongly

Alcohol abuse is the use of alcohol accessively

Drug abuse is the use of drugs in other things instead of the other thing


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Alice Manjuki
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Drug misuse is the use of drugs for the wrong purpose.

Drug abuse is the excessive use of drugs.

Addiction is the ability of not  doing something without it.

Alcohol abuse- is the excessive taking of alcohol.

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Juliet Akinyi
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Drug misuse- The use of drugs for a wrong purpose.

Drug abuse-  Using drugs to stimulate your body.

Alcohol abuse-Taking excess alcohol.

Addiction- Getting too much used to drugs that you can't do without them.

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Lucy kagendo
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Drug misuse is using inappropriately.abuse is  Using drugs illegally.alcohol abuse is use without measure. Addiction is when one cannot do without

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Catherine katua
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Drug misuse is the use of a drug for the wrong purpose..

Druge abuse is the illegal use of drugs

Alcohol abuse is the excessive use of alcohol 

Addiction is a situation whereby one is completely carried away by drugs such that they cannot survive or operate normally without the said drug

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Kiplagat Zephaniah
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Drug misuse:using drugs wrongly

Drug abuse:use of drugs to create certain feeling

Addiction: getting used to some drugs.

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Grace Wanyonyi
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Drug misuse is the use of drugs not for the intended purpose.

Drug abuse is the ingestion of drugs so as to be stimulated.

Alcohol abuse is over using of alcohol to an extend of not being able to control self.

Addiction is the overdependence on something,can't do without it.

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Emily Loutatia
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Drug misuse is excessive or inappropriate use of any substances.

Drug abuse means inappropriate use of drug's.Alcohol abuse refers to excessive or inappropriate use of alcohol.Addiction is use of drugs to attain satisfaction due to psychological depedence

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Wilfresher Auma
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Drug misuse is using drug wrongly like underdose

Drug abuse using drugs illegally

Alcohol abuse drinking alcohol anyhow

Addiction doing without something

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Mary songok
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Drug misuse ; using drugs wrongly

Drug abuse; using drugs illegally

Alcohol abuse; using alcohol illegally

Addition; one can't do without.

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Patriciah kyalo
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Drug misuse_to use drugs for wrong purposes 

Drug abuse _ excess and illegal use of drugs 

Alcohol abuse _use of alcohol when you are not supposed to use

Addiction _psychological and physical changes from repeated and heavy use of drugs that has negative consequences 

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Nelly Chepkemoi
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Drug misuse is using  drugs in the wrong way

Drug abuse is using drugs illegally 

Addiction is when one is into drugs and can't do without

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Rutto celestine
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Drug misuse refers to the use of substance for a purpose not consistent with medical guidelines

Drug abuse refers to the use of illicit drugs

Alcohol abuse refers to excessive consumption of alcohol

Addiction refers chronic brain disease that manifests as the uncontrolled use of substance

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Drug misuse - using the drug wrongly

Drug abuse - Non medical use of drugs that destroy the health and productive life of an individual. 

Alcohol abuse - Use of beverages and drinks such as wine, beer and spirits

Addiction - State when dependency has developed to an extent that it has serious detrimental effects on the user and their family.




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Mary Nyambura Gitau
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Drug misuse- using a drug wrongful 

Drug abuse- habitual taking of illegal drugs 

Addiction-a condition where a person in unable to stop using a substance 

Alcoholism- 

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Drug misuse  tating drugs wrongly 

Drug abuse _taking drugs 

Alcohol  abuse_ taking alcohol 

Addiction _ body  system in control of something 

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Anne miringu
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Drug misuse using a drug for the wrong purpose

Addiction..dependence on a drug for functioning

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Drug misuse is using drugs for the wrong reasons. 

Drug abuse is excessive use of  drug. 

Alcohol abuse excessive intake of alcohol. 

Addiction is a state in which one is overcome and cannot seem to control the use of a thing or a particular action. 

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Drug misuse is the use of drugs without following medical guidelines

Drug abuse is using drugs wrongly

addiction is being influence by a drug in a way you cannot live without

alcohol abuse overusing alcoholic drinks

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Frida micheni
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Drug misuse is using a drug for a wrong purpose from how it is meant to be used.Drug abuse is using the drugs that you have wrongly e.g under dose or overdose.Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol and bahaving in a manner to offend others.Addiction is a state that one cannot be able to operate without taking the drug that he or she is used to take.

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Esther Munyua
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Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly,that is withought prescription if medicinal.

Drug abuse is using illegal drugs to stimulate oneself 

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol in excess i.e to a point it alters your senses 

Addiction is the state of being devoted to something that you can't do without it



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Bancy wegandu
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Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly

Drug abuse is using drugs for the purpose other than to cure a disease

Alcohol abuse is using alcohol in excess

Addiction is being attached or overdependent on something

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Drugs misuse - Using drugs for the wrong purpose or when unnecessary

Drug Abuse  - over use or under use of the drugs, use of drugs for their unintended purpose

Alcohol abuse - excessive use of alcohol

Addiction - getting hooked to a substance.

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Hellen sainah
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Drug misuse is when someone  uses a drug for something other than it's  intended reason.

Drug abuse refers to use of chemicals for the purpose of creating pleasurable  effects  on the brain.  

Alcohol abuse is when one drinks in a  way  that is  harmful or when you're  dependent on  alcohol.

Addiction is a strong and harmful need to regularly have something or do something. 

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Drug abuse is illegal use of a drug

Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol unnecessarily

Addiction is when one is overcomes and cannot control use of a substance.

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Mary Nangolol
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Drug misuse is using drug in a wrong way  

Drug abuse is using drug which is illegal

Alcohol misuse is taking excessively

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Yarasiwa Thomas
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Drug misuse using drug for the wrong purpose

Drug abuse is excessive use of drug including drug misuse

Alcohol abuse excessive use of alcohol

Addiction is when one can't do anything if he or she is not under the influence of something eg drugs

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NELLY CHELIMO
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1.Drug  misuse is taking drugs not prescribed for you by the dr.

2 Drug abuse taking too much or too little  drugs.

3. Alcohol misuse is taking too much.

4. Addiction means too much dependable on drugs

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Drug misuse: using drugs for what was not intended

Drug abuse: High or low dosage of drug taken

Addiction: over use of ADA either leading to dependency 

Alcoholism overuse of alcohol substance culminating to Addiction 

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Mark
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Drug misuse-use of drugs inappropriately without following doctors directions.

Drug abuse - use of illegal or legal drugs to alter the normal functioning  of the body.

Alcohol misuse - excessive consumption of alcoholic drinks which leads unhealthy lifestyle.

Addiction - state of the body which tend to depend on certain substance inorder to function well.

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BEI K. DAUDI
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I define:

1. Drug misuse- taking a medicines on a manner or dose other than prescribed by the medics.

2. Drug abuse-  use of a drug in amount which is harmful to the user or others

3. Alcohol abuse- alcohol abuse is taking too much alcohol or liquor.

4. Addiction- is a condition in which a person is unable to stop using a substance or engaging in a behavior

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1. Drug misuse- drug misuse means taking a medication on a manner or dose other than prescribed

2. Drug abuse- drug abuse is the use of a drug in amount which are harmful to the individual or others

3. Alcohol abuse- alcohol abuse is taking too much alcohol

4. Addiction- is a condition in which a person is unable to stop using a substance or engaging I a behavior

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Violet Nafula Bwire
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Drug abuse is wrong use of drugs eg taking prescriptions wrongly

Drug abuse is the use of drugs illegally for fun or excitement 

Addiction is when one cannot do without drugs 

Alcoholism is Addiction to alcohol 

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Truphenah j kosgei
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Drug misuse is using a drug for the wrong purpose

Drug abuse is under dozing or over dozing a drug

Alcohol abuse is taking much alcohol than what it is required.

Addiction is when you cannot do anything without consuming what you are addicted to.


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Viola kulei
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Drug abuse:Using drugs you are not supposed to be using

Drug misuse:Taking excess drugs

Addiction:State of not being in position of operating without use of drugs

Alcoholism: Excessive use of alcohol

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JOYCE ODHIAMBO
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Drug misuse is using a drug wrongly

Drug abuse is using drugs for wrong reason eg taking piriton to sleep

Addiction is not being at a position to stop using a drug

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Monica Oyiro
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Drug misuse  is using drugs without prescription 

Drug abuse is the use of narcotics 

Addiction is the lose of control over the use of drugs 

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DRUG MISUSE:-Using drugs wrongly

DRUG ABUSE:-Using drugs illegally.

ALCOHOL ABUSE:-Taking alcohol when you are not allowed to do so.

ADDICTION:-A State where an individual cannot do without taking drugs or alcohol.

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john omache
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Drug misuse means using the drugs for wrong reasons.

Drug abuse means using drugs other the use they are intended for.

Addiction means a state of overdependence on a given drug. That one cannot perform an activity if taken drugs.

Alcoholism means taking too much alcohol

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DORIES TITO
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Drug misuse is use of a substance for a purpose not consistent with legal or medical guidelines.

Drug abuse is excessive use of drugs such as alcohol or illegal drugs

Alcohol abuse is uncontrolled drinking due to dependence on alcohol

Addiction is a condition in which a person is unable to stop using a substance or engaging in a behavior

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Philomena chepchumba
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Drug misuse is using the drug wrongly

Drug abuse involves using the drug illegally

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol when you are not supposed to

Addiction is a state of not being in a position to stay without taking alcohol

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Florence Atieno
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Drug misuse is using the right drug for wrongly.

Drug abuse is using drug for wrong reasons or outcome

Alcohol abuse is using more than what one should consume

Addiction is a state where one cannot survive without drugs


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Patroba Kosgei
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Drug misuse happens when drugs are taken for a purpose that is not consistent with legal or medical guidelines.

Drug abuse happens when drugs including illicit drugs or any psychoactive substances  are misused to get high or inflict self-harm.

Alcohol abuse happens when alcohol is misused to get high or inflict self-harm.

Addiction is an inability to stop using a substance or engaging in a behavior even though it is causing psychological and physical harm

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Mercy Muraya
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Drug misuse   ,using  not for the intended purpose

Drug abuse,using wrongly

Alcohol abuse using wrongly ,by the wrong people,

Addiction a condition by which the victim cannot do without the drug or alcohol

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Lucy Jepchumba
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Drug misuse- use of medicine for a purpose not consistent with medical guidelines.

Drug abuse- excessive use of drugs such as alcohol, or illegal drugs

Alcohol abuse- chronic disease characterized by uncontrolled drinking of alcohol

Addiction- a state of compulsive use of a substance or engaging in a habit despite the negative consequences.

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Abdisalam Issack
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Drug misuse- using of drugs as a purpose not intended.

Drug abuse--use of certain chemicals or drugs for the purpose of creating pleasurable effects on the brain.

Alcohol Abuse -means excessive drinking of Alcohol

Addiction--a habit that jeopardizes or damages one's life but when ceased causes trauma.

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Angelina Mueke
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Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly. 

Drug abuse is using drugs illegally.

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol wrongly.

Addiction is when we cannot do without.

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Drug abuse is using drugs for the wrong reasons 

Drug misuse is using drugs for the wrong reasons 

Addiction is having no control over something.




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Francisca Korir
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Drug misuse- is using the drug wrongly.

Drug a buse- is the misuse of drugs 

Alcohol a buse - Taking of alcohol beyond one's limits.

Addition - Overdependence on a particular drug such that one can't do without.

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ALI ADOW ABDINOOR
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Drug misuse is use of drug wrongly that is overdose or underdose 

Drug abuse is use of drug for purposes that is not ment for 

Alcohol abuse is excessive use of alcohol to the extent one can't control oneself 

Addiction is the drug dependency 


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Drug abuse is indiscriminate use of drugs.

Drug misuse..taking drugs wrongly

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Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly

Drug abuse is using the drugs illegally

Drug addiction is being dependant on drugs for you to function.

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Loice Njeri Barasa
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Drug misuse is to use drugs like to destroy them.

Drug abuse is using drugs to be stimulated feel high.

Addiction is being dependent on drugs you can't so without them.

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol without limits.

Alcoholism is being dependent on alcohol

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NALEA MURUGA NYAGA
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Drug abuse is using overdose or underdose of any drug

Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly eg sharing someones prescribed drigs

Alcohol misuse is taking alcohol indecently

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Nancy Wagatwe
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Drug misuse_self prescription of drugs .Drug abuse_using drugs for the wrong purpose other than that intended. Alcohol abuse_exess consumption of alcohol. Addiction_an individual developing drug dependency such that an  individual can not live without taking the addicting drug._has no control on stopping to take the drug.

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Florence Andesia
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Drug misuse is taking drugs not for the intended purpose.

Drug abuse is more or the same as misuse

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol at wrong times

Addiction refers to a state of being hooked to drugs / alcohol to the extend that you are dependent on them and you cant do without them.

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Note down what you understand by the following terms:

  • Drug misuse: using of drug for the wrong purpose

  • Drug abuse: using drug in quantities that is harmful to our health of body system

  • Alcohol abuse: the use of alcoholic drinks

  • Addiction: overdependence on a particular drug

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Michael Barasa
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Drug misuse is using the drug wrongly

Drug abuse using a drug without the doctor's prescription

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol when you are not supposed to take

Addiction is when ones system is under something's control such that one almost can't do without.

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Leonorah Mwamsae
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Drug misuse using drug for the wrong purpose.

Drug abuse is excessive use  and misuse of drugs.

Alcohol abuse excessive use of alcohol.

Addiction is when one can't do anything if not under the influence of something eg drugs.

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Annaline Maritim
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Drug abuse is using drugs excessively

Drug misuse is using a drug for a wrong purpose

Alcohol abuse is excess intake of alcohol

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Sirengo Geoffrey
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Addiction refers to a prolonged use of a substance or a drug that an individual finds it difficult to stop the use


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Polycarp Orinda
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Drug misuse happens when drugs are taken for a purpose that is not consistent with legal or medical guidelines.

Drug abuse happens when drugs including illicit drugs or any psychoactive substances  are misused to get high or inflict self-harm.

Alcohol abuse happens when alcohol is misused to get high or inflict self-harm.

Addiction is an inability to stop using a substance or engaging in a behavior even though it is causing psychological and physical harm


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Jannet Chebunye
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Drug misuse  is using legal drugs  for purposes not intended for.  Drug abuse is use of drugs prohibited by  law.  Addiction is a condition  where one is controlled by what they take or do

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Purity W Maina
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Drug misuse-usage of any drug for other purposes other than the recommended one.

2.drug abuse-is usage of a drug so that you depend  on it.

3.addiction -not being able to do without drugs.

4.alcohol abuse- using alcohol excessively. 

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Ezekiel Wanzala
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Drug misuse:Refers to use of drugs wrongly,  Drug abuse  is the use of for the  purpose  not ment  for  drug abuse  is the  excess  use of alcohol 

Addiction  is a state where a person cannot  do  without  a substance. 

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Peter Kabiru
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Drug misuse: using a drug for other purpose apart from the prescribed.

Drug abuse: Excessive use and dependency on drugs

Alcohol abuse: Excessive use and dependency on alcohol

Addiction: The state of not surviving without the use of a certain drug. 

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Joanngugi
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Drug misuse_is illegally taking drugs for wrong purpose.

Drug abuse_is excessively using drugs.

Alcohol abuse_excessively using alcohol.

Addictions_is being under the control of a drug substance and can't stop

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Mrs. Wambugu
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Drug misuse: Use of a substance for a purpose that it was not intended.

Drug abuse: Use of a substance for pleasure or recreational purposes.

Alcohol abuse: Habitual, excessive use of alcohol.

Addiction: Compulsive substance use even when one experiences negative or harmful consequences.

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Dorcas muleso
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Drug misuse-overdosing or under dosage

Drug abuse-using drug for the wrong reason.     Addiction state of being dependant-cant do without drugs


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Anna M Musyoka
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Drug misuse is the use of a drug for a purpose not prescribed for or intended for.

Drug abuse is excessive use of a drug

Alcohol abuse is dependency on alcohol

Addiction is chronic use of a substance despite of its harmful effect on a person

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BRIGIT MARTHA OUMA
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Drug misuse is thatbone without prescription. 

Drug abuse is the overuse or underuse of a drug with a certain intention of feeling 'high'.

Addiction is in the state of not being able to do without. Become a slave to.

Alcohol abuse is over consumption of alcohol bringing harm to yourself. 

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elizabeth wanjiku
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Drug misuse is use of drugs for a purpose different from which it is intended for.

Drug abuse is use of substances that are believed and documented to be  illegal.

Alcohol abuse is excessive use of alcohol to an extent that the user gradually graduates to  a point where  more alcohol has to be consumed for the desired effect to be achieved.

Addiction means being in a state that one is so dependent on a given substance that the system malfunctions until the substance is consumed for' normalcy' to to be resumed.

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lilian yebei
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Drug misuse-using a drug for the purpose not intended for. 

Drug abuse -use of adrug illegally. 

Alcohol abuse-excessive use of alcohol to create a certain satisfaction. 

Addiction  -use of adrug  to a point that one cannot do without. 

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Drug misuses is using drugs for wrong purposes

Drug abuse is using drugs iligally

alcohol abuse is using alcohol when it is allowed 

addiction is when one has developed habituality to the drug abuses

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Mercy chepkirui
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Drug misuse; using drugs in a wrong way as it is required

Drug abuse; is using drugs without following the doctor's prescription

Alcohol abuse; excessive drinking of alcohol

Addition; it is a state of becoming used to something and becomes difficult to avoid it

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Martha Gikonyo
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Drug misuse using drug for the wrong purpose

Drug abuse is excessive use of drug including drug misuse

Alcohol abuse excessive use of alcohol

Addiction is when one can't do anything if he or she is not under the influence of something eg drugs

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Elizabeth Kasyoka
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Drug misuse is using a drug for a different or wrong purpose eg prescription drugs wrongly.

Drug abuse , excessive use of any drug.

Addiction is a dependance situation,where one can't function without the drug.


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MIKE SANG
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  • Drug misuse.it is using drugs wrongly

  • Drug abuse.using drugs for the wrong purpose

  • Alcohol abuse.talking of alcohol by minors/taking alcohol excessively

  • Addiction.its when the body cannot operate or a person cannot operate before taking alcohol


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Divinah Cherop
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Drug misuse is using the drug for the wrong purpose.

Drug abuse is excessive use of the drug.

Alcohol abuse is excessive use of alcohol.

Addiction is a state of being unable to do without using drugs or alcohol

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Jane Odugu
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Drug misuse is using any drug for the wrong purpose 

Drug abuse is overindulgence in drugs 

Alcohol abuse is too much drinking of alcohol 

Addiction is depending on something 

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Peninah
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Drug misuse_using drugs for purpose not meant for

Drug abuse_illegal use of drugs

Alcohol abuse_consuming excessively

Addiction_Unable to do without

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Brenda Ndiemae
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1.drug misuse is use  for the purpose not meant for

2.drug abuse is the illegal use of drugs

3.Alcohol abuse is illigal use of alcohol either under age or consuming excessively

4.Addiction is when ones body system gets used to drugs that he/she cannot do without

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Audlite mulinga
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Drug misuse using drugs in the wrong way, drug abuse using  drugs for one dependency. Alcohol abuse use  of alcohol  for ones dependency. 

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Susan cheruiyot
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Susan Cheruiyot.

1 Drug misuse_Using the drug wrongly.

2.Drug abuse_Using too much of it.

3.Alcohol abuse_Taking alcohol in excess.

4.Addiction_When one cannot do without that particular thing

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Jemimah Muchika
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drug misuse is using drugs wrongly not following intructions

drug abuse is using drugs that you are not suppossed to for wrong purposes

taking alcohol wrong time and underage

excessive taking of alcohol without control

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Afandi Lilian
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Drug misuse ..using drug in a wrong way

Drug abuse....misuse of  drug

Addiction..uncontrolled use of drug

Alcoholism...excessive use of alcohol

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BEATRICE AYIEKO
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Drug misuse...using drugs wrongly.

Drug abuse using both unwanted drugs and prescribed drugs overly.

Addiction is being unable to do without drugs or alcohol.

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Jane wangeci
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Drug misuse _using of drug wrongly

Drug abuse_use of drug illegally

Alcohol abuse_excessive use of alcohol

Addiction_This is when one system is under control of something and you can't do with out

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Abdirahman Ibrahim
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Drug misuse is using the drug wrongly

Drug abuse using a drug illegally

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol when you are not supposed to take

Addiction is when ones system is under something's control such that one almost can't do without

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Eunice kamanthe John
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Drug misuse -this is  using a  drug for the wrong use

Drug abuse- using a drug illegally

Alcohol abuse -  taking alcohol in excess such that one cannot perform his/her duties effectively 

Addiction - when ones system is under  control of a certain drug such that one can't do without that drug 

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Ambrose lepati
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Drug misuse is the use of drugs for the purposes they aren't intended for.

Drug abuse is the use of drugs inappropriately.

Alcohol abuse is the excessive use of alcohol.

Addiction is the over dependence on something to an extent that one can't live with out i

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Edith Mang'oli
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Drug misuse_ using drugs wrongly

Drug abuse_ using drugs illigally

Alcohol abuse_ overdependence on alcohol

Addiction_ usina substance to the level that you can't do without.


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Drug misuse means using the drug wrongly

Drug abuse taking drug wrongly

Alcohol abuse is taking alcohol when you are not supposed to take

Addiction is when ones system is under something's control such that one almost can't do without

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Shaila Mwanza
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Drug misuse-use of substance for purposes not consistent with legal or medication or medical guidelines. 

Drug abuse-use of illegal drugs or use prescription or over the counter 

Alcohol abuse-overdependence on alcohol 

Addiction- the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity. 

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Janepher Osianju
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Drug abuse - using the drug for wrong purpose.

Drug misuse - using the drug wrongly.

Alcohol abuse - using alcohol for wrong purposes.

Addiction - when one can not do without a certain substance or something

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Drug misuse is using a drug that is not prescribed 

Drug abuse is the use of a drug with an intention to alter normal body function

Alcohol abuse is consuming alcohol excessively 

Addiction happens when the body becomes fully dependent on the drug

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Lilianyego
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Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly without following Doctors prescription.
Drug abuse is using drugs for wrong purpose.
Alcohol abuse is misuse of alcohol.
addiction is when ones body cannot function well without the drugs or alcohol.

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Lawrence Wafula
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Lawrence Wafula

Drug abuse is using drugs in the wrong way.

Drug abuse is depending on drugs for your body to function properly.

Alcohol abuse is depending on alcohol for the functioning of your body coordination without staggering.

Addiction is depending on something for you to survive.

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BENARD AMBUCHI
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Drug Misuse is using a drug without the prescription of a doctor.

Drug abuse is using drugs that are not allowed for use by the laws of a country.

Alcohol abuse is the excessive intake of alcohol that leads to mental, physical and psychological retardation.

Addiction is a condition that makes a victim of a certain drug dependent on it.He/she must have a taste of that drug the first thing on daily basis.Some of these addicts feast on drugs as their meals.

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Tadicha diramu
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Tadicha.

Drug misuse is the usage of any drug for any purpose other than recommended one.

Drug abuse is the usage of drug in away that you depend on it and use it excessively.

Alcohol misuse is taking of alcohol without any howly without it's purpose.

Addiction this is where prolonged use of drug make the user not able to stop using the drug.

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Nancy Wasike
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Drug misuse-using a drug wrongly

Drug abuse-using a drug unconstitutionally, exceeding doctors prescription

Alcohol Abuse-using alcohol for personal gains in excess

Addiction-A body system getting used to a certain thing hence cannot do without the said item or thing


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Catherine mkiwa
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Drug misuse - is using the drug wrongly


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Lilian kimiti
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Drug missuse_this is the use of drug excessively or under _dose with out the recommended treatment of the doctor. 

Drug abuse _use of drugs illegally eg bhung, cocain, heroine. 

Alcohol abuse _Taking alcohol wrongly, over taking it. 

Addiction _This is ones system not able to work or do anything without taking drugs or alcohol. 

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Elishiba John
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Drug misuse is the use of a drug in the wrong manner of for purposes not intended 

Drug abuse is using drugs for bad motives;illegally 

Alcohol abuse is excessive consumption of liquor such that one becomes dependent on it 

Addiction is a state where one cannot do without the drugs in play i.e for one to function properly one has to maintain intake of that particular drug each and every time

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Mwok Johnathan Awan
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Using the substance on a wrong way

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Caroline Munge
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Drug misuse is use of drug for the wrong purpose.

Drug abuse..this is use of drug for a bad motive.

Addiction.This is being dependent on a drug

Alcoholism..this is too much use of alcohol thus one cannot function without alcohol

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MOSES K KITUR
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Drug misuse is the use of drug for any other purpose other than the recommended one.

Drug abuse is the excess use of drug such that one can't do without.

Alcohol abuse is the excess use of alcohol other than the recommended one.

Addiction is the state in which one can't do without using drugs conditioning the functioning of the body.

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Ann Mathenge
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Drug misuse is using the drugs wrongly.       Drug abuse is using drugs for wrong purpose.                                                              Alcohol abuse is using alcohol excessively.                                                          Addiction is where one can't survive without.

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Ngeno Hilary Kipkirui
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Drug misuse is use of the drug for the wrong. Drug abuse is the use of any drug in such a way that one depend on it. Alcohol abuse is the use in a wrong way.

Addiction is overusing of drugs. 

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Nancy okal
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  • Drug misuse- taking drug wrongly eg Panadol , overdose,underdose or not taking it for the right ailment

  • Drug abuse- Taking too much (excessive)

  • Alcohol abuse- Taking too much alcohol

  • Addiction- The drug already in the system and can't do without

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Maymuna Osman Abdi
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Drug abuse is using drugs unlawfully

Drug misuse using drugs in the wrong way.

Alcohol abuse is using alcohol unlawfully.

Addictions is away of not staying without something

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Drug misuse It's using drugs for the wrong purpose.

Drug abuse Taking narcotics

Alcohol abuse Drinking alcohol heavily that interferes with normal duties.

Addiction You can't do without.

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Bakari Dzengo Ali
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Drug misuse is using a drug in a wrong way,such as over doze or under doze.

Drug abuse is the use of a drug for leisure purpose.

Alcohol abuse refers to taking alcohol for the rong use or selling to those prohibited from take by the law. 

Addiction is being dependant on certain drug,meaning an individual can't work without taking the drug

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Christine Minayo
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Drug misuse, using a drug

for unintended purposes.

Drug abuse, using drugs illegally

Alcohol abuse using alcohol illegally and wromgly

Addiction not being able to do without a drug

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Chepkemoi Leah
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Drug misuse-using drugs wrongly

Drug abuse- using drugs illegally

Alcohol abuse-using alcohol illegally

Addiction-when one's body system gets used to drugs to an extent that one can't do without.

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Drug misuse:This is using drug in a wrong way,such as overdoze than the exact dosage.


Drug abuse :This is using drug without legal permission from the government of the day and therefore one can be jailed.


Alcohol abuse: This is taking alcohol beyong required amount or selling it to pupils or students who are not or have not attained the age of 18 years in Kenya.



Addiction:This being dependant on certain drug,meaning an individual can't work without taking certain drug.

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Maimuna
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Drug misuse_ Taking drugs for it's intended medical purpose but not in the right amount or manner.

Drug abuse_ deliberately taking drugs without proper reason leading to health problems.

Alcohol abuse_deliberateky taking substance which directly or in directly may affect our mental function

Addiction_ physical inability to stop consuming a drug even though it is causing physical harm


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Atiang Joan Murefu
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Drug misuse is when drugs are not used in the right way.

Drug abuse is the excessive use of drugs.

Alcohol abuse is the excessive use of alcohol.

Addiction is getting used to and can not do without it.

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Patricia maina
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Patricia Maina.

Drug misuse_is the use of a substance for a purpose not consistent with legal or medical guidelines.

Drug abuse_is defined as use of drugs to get high or inflict self harm.

Alcohol abuse_is unhealthy alcohol drinking behaviors ranging from binge drinking to alcohol dependance.

Addiction_is a condition in which a person is unable to stop using a substance.


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NAOMI KIMOTHO
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Drug misuse is using drugs wrongly,drug abuse  is using drugs for the wrong purpose addiction is being unable to stay without the drug.

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Chepkirui Lilian
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Drug misuse is taking drug for a wrong purpose. Drug abuse is using drugs that one is not supposed to use. Drug addiction is when one is not able to do without certain drugs 

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Dianakeith
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Drug misuse refer to the wrong use of drugs. Its same as drug abuse. While alcohol abuse is the use of alcohol for the wrong purpose. Like used by under 18yrs. Addiction is when the body is much used to something and cannot do without .

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Omudele John
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Drug misuse;- using drugs without any medicinal value.

Drug abuse;- using drugs for wrong purpose.

Alcohol abuse;- taking alcohol aimlessly without purpose.

Addiction;- state of the body not able to function without a drug.

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Reginah K Kitheka
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Step 1. Drug misuse  refer to using the drugs contrally to the manufacturer's/doctor's proscription.
   Drug abuse refers to the way one uses the drugs for personal interest other than health purpose.This is mainly illegal.
   Alcohol abuse is taking it excessively such that it interferes your brain functions.
    Addiction is a state where by one uses a drug too much until he/she almost can't do without it. It
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Dolphine Moraa
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Drug misuse is using drugs without following the prescription given

Drug abuse is using the drugs for wrong purposes 

Alcohol abuse is using the alcohol excessively 

Addiction is getting used to drugs that one cant do without them





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Drug misuse  means using drugs for a wrong purpose.

Drugs abuse refers to excessive use of hard drugs for intoxicating purpose other than medicinal eye

Alcohol abuse refer to excessive use of alcohol  which interferes with proper working of the brain.

Addiction refers to the body becoming  dependent  on drugs  for proper functioning of the body. The addict suffers from withdrawal effects. 

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Note down what you understand by the following terms:

  • Drug misuse; using the drug less or more than prescribed dose

  • Drug abuse; using drugs that are not prescribed for the purpose one is using

  • Alcohol abuse. Taking the drink unnecessarily

  • Addiction. Getting used to drugs to a point you cannot do without


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Salome cheserek
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Drug Misuse; This is when an individual uses drugs without following the medical instructions.

Drug Abuse; This is the use of drugs for purposes not intended for.

Alcohol Abuse; This is the habitual excessive use of alcohol 

Drug addiction; This is a condition where an individual can not stop using drug and substances. 

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Patrick kiplimo
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Using of drugs for a purpose other than what is meant for.

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Imuchui k.glory
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Drug misuse is using the drugs for wrong purpose

Drug abuse is using the illegal drugs for example to feel high/ good

Alcohol abuse is excessive use  alcohol

Addiction is where a person becomes an habitual user of something like drugs and he can't stay without them

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Janet Mutama
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Drug misuse-when one takes a drug that one was not supposed to/wrong use.            Drug abuse-closely related with misuse./wrong purpose.                                   Alcohol abuse-Taking alcohol when you are not supposed to/taking too much.         Addiction-When one can not do without a certain drug after regular use.

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Drug misuse- use of drugs wrongly

Drug abuse- use of drugs for bad intention

Addiction- when one cannot stay without doing/using something

Alcohol abuse- is using alcohol excessively

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Margaret
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Margaret kagendo

Drug misuse_wrongly use of drugs.

Drug abuse_illegal use of drugs

Alcohol abuse_using alcohol excessively.

Addiction _when whole one's networking is under control of something in away that one can not do without

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Abuya rodah
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Drug misuse-the wrong usage of drugs.

Drug abuse-is the use of drugs for the wrong purpose.

Addiction -when one cannot function  well without  taking the drug. 

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Aron Mutugi
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Drug misuse is using any drug appropriately.

Drug abuse is using a drug for self gratification

Addiction is failing to control the use drug/ using drugs uncontrollably

Alcoholism is overusing alcoholic substances

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Drug abuse_illegal use of drugs

Drug misuse_wrong use of drugs, not following instructions.

Addiction_  when one cannot do without drugs.

Alcohol abuse_  drinking too much alcohol.

 

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Evaline kirui
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Drug misuse 

Excessive use of drugs

Addiction

Use of drugs  until the body got used ,no control on alcohol

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