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Definition of the noun drug addiction
What does drug addiction mean as a name of something?
- an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
- domain: narcotic
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonym of drug addiction: white plague
- more generic words: addiction / dependance / dependence / dependency / habituation = being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming
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"Drug Addiction" is a short film.
- country: United States of America
- genre: Drama
- released in (64 years ago)
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by Gary L. Fisher, Nancy A. Roget
First, while sustained exposure to drugs of abuse is a necessary prerequisite for drug addiction, addiction is also influenced by biological and environmental factors, as well as the developmental stage of the affected individual. Second, during ...
by Leonard C. Schlup, James Gilbert Ryan
Leonard Schlup DRUG ADDICTION. After the Civil War, drug addiction increased dramatically in the United States. Opium, morphine, chloroform, and cocaine were especially popular. Marijuana was largely unknown outside communities of ...
by Richard Lawrence Miller
129-40; Jaffe, " Drug Addiction and Drug Abuse," in Goodman and Gilman, Pharmacological 7th ed.
by Wilhelm Kirch
Nowadays, the term “substance abuse” is more often used than “drug addiction” because of the broad range of substances...
Synonyms Drug addiction; Drug habituation Definition Dependence as a general term can be defined as the state of ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
See also drug addiction. Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN), a public health surveillance system designed to monitor ...
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- Drug addiction award
Asia Nguyen receiving her certificate.
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