What is a Drug Addict?
The simple definition of a "drug addict" is someone who abuses a mind-altering substance despite the negative effects it has on their life. Drug addiction crosses all financial social boundaries. There have been a lot of famous drug addicts throughout history. The professional DSM-5 diagnosis for drug addiction is a set of criteria for various categories of drugs. The criteria includes drug craving, going through withdrawal, using despite negative consequences and others. A professional evaluation makes a distinction between "mild" and "severe" levels. There are certain signs and symptoms of addiction including physical and behavioral.