Evaluating your likely current (and near future) state of health means taking into account the risk factors — such as heroin/morphine use — that affect you. Our medical diagnosis tool, The Analyst™, identifies major risk factors by asking the right questions.
Have you used heroin or morphine (other than prescription narcotics)?
Possible responses:→ Never / prefer not to say / don't know
→ Minor episode(s) in the past only
→ Significant episode(s) in the past only
→ Moderate current use
→ Heavy current use
Addictions / Addictive Tendencies also suggests the following possibilities:
Drug abuse – in particular cocaine use – is a predisposing factor for having nervous breakdowns.
Heroin use often leads to heroin nephropathy.
Frequently, people with PTSD use drugs or alcohol to avoid trauma-related feelings and memories.