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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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Antisocial Substance Dependence Brain Imaging and Addiction Brain Stimulation and Addiction Cellular Plasticity in Cocaine and Alcohol Addiction Comorbidity – Depression Drug Addiction Drug Cues: Significance of Conditioning Factors ...
Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)
by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver
Addiction/Use Addiction Addiction Liability Addiction Medications Addictive Personality Behavioral Addictions Compulsions/Impulses Disease Model of Addiction Drug Abuse Drug Addiction and Public Policy Substance Addiction Theories of ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)
Volume One by Larry R. Squire
These drug-induced effects are believed to contribute to the progression from drug abuse to drug addiction in susceptible individuals (see Table 1 for current definitions of drug abuse and addiction by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for ...
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 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 ...
Health and Illness in the World's Cultures Topics - Volume 1; Cultures - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember
Drugs, if misused, could become pathways to depravity and death, and the similarity between drug addiction and alcoholism was not lost on the burgeoning temperance movements in England and the United States of the early 1900s ( Morgan ...
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Asia Nguyen receiving her certificate.
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