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Can you help me understand this question?

There are several important terms used in the field of addictions and addictive behaviors. Substance misuse, abuse, and dependence are among the basic concepts of this field of study. Use your textbook and online resources to examine the terms substance misuse, substance abuse, and substance dependence.

Respond to the following:

  • Compare and contrast substance misuse, substance abuse, and substance dependence. Discuss at least one similarity and one difference between the terms.
  • Is it possible to engage in more than one of these behaviors at the same time? That is, can you misuse and abuse the same substance at the same time? Give reasons and examples in your answer.
Write your initial response in 150–200 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. 

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