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addiction:

see drug addiction and drug abusedrug addiction and drug abuse,
chronic or habitual use of any chemical substance to alter states of body or mind for other than medically warranted purposes. Traditional definitions of addiction, with their criteria of physical dependence and withdrawal (and often an underlying
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addiction

see DRUG ADDICTION.

addiction

[ə′dik·shən]
(medicine)
Habituation to a specific practice, such as drinking alcoholic beverages or using drugs.
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Nor is it referred to as an addiction in the World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases.
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Addiction is a word meaning getting accustomed, habituate, acclimatize, and it also means a person get accustomed to something in a way that leaving it causes illness and disease for him or her along with physical and mental disorders and pressures and at last he/she becomes addict.

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