Substance Abuse

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Substance Abuse: Defined as a destructive pattern of substance (i.e., narcotics or alcohol) use leading to clinically significant social, occupational or medical impairment.

Other Words for Abuse

Abuse Noun Synonyms: misuse, misusage, misemployment, perversion, misapplication, misappropriation, Rhetoric catachresis
Abuse Verb Synonyms: misuse, misemploy, pervert, misapply, exploit
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Other Words for Substance

Substance Adjective Synonyms: material, matter, stuff, fabric, composition, make-up
Substance Noun Synonyms: meaning, import, significance, purport, signification, point
Substance Verb Synonyms: essence, pith, heart, core, gist, burden, theme, meat, kernel, nub, crux, sum total, sum and substance, point, gravamen, haecceity, quintessence, quiddity
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Abuse and Neglect

Life Style / Adoption / Abuse and Neglect: Physical, sexual and/or emotional maltreatment. Child abuse and neglect is defined as any recent act or failure to act resulting in imminent risk of serious harm, death, serious physical or emotional MORE

Sexual Abuse

Life Style / Adoption / Sexual Abuse: The employment, use, persuasion, inducement, enticement or coercion of any child to engage in, or assist any other person to engage in, any sexually explicit conduct or any simulation of such conduct MORE

Pure Substance

Science / Chemistry / Pure Substance: A sample of matter that cannot be separated into simpler components without chemical change. Physical changes can alter the state of matter but not the chemical identity of a pure substance. Pure subs MORE

Substance Abuse

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Substance Abuse: Defined as a destructive pattern of substance (i.e., narcotics or alcohol) use leading to clinically significant social, occupational or medical impairment. MORE

Substance-Specific Applied Research

Health / Disease / Substance-Specific Applied Research: A program of research designed to fill important data needs for specific hazardous substances identified in ATSDR's toxicological profiles. Filling these data needs would allow more accurate assessmen MORE

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

Business / Agriculture / Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA): P.L. 94-469 (October 11, 1976) authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate toxic substances (any chemical that may present a risk of unreasonable harm to man or the environment). By def MORE

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