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What Is the Difference Between Substance Abuse and Addiction?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 18, 2021 Updated: January 28, 2021 The difference between substance abuse and addiction involves the concept of dependency. Physical dependency involves experiencing withdrawal symptoms when a substance is removed from a person’s system. Psychological dependency occurs when a person feels uncomfortable or incomplete without the use of drugs.…