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Prescription Drug Misuse

"Prescription Drug Misuse" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Improper use of prescription drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prescription Drug Misuse" by people in this website by year, and whether "Prescription Drug Misuse" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2016 and 2017 and 2018 and 2019
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