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Drug Users MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Drug Users
Tree Number(s)
M01.169
Unique ID
D055030
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055030
Annotation
for drug users as persons only; for the disorder, use SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS
Scope Note
People who take drugs for a non-therapeutic or non-medical effect. The drugs may be legal or illegal, but their use often results in adverse medical, legal, or social consequences for the users.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Abusers
Drug Addicts
IV Drug Users
Intravenous Drug Users
People Who Inject Drugs
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2021/03/26
Drug Users Preferred
Drug Addicts Narrower
Intravenous Drug Users Narrower
People Who Inject Drugs Narrower
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