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addict

a person who is addicted, esp to narcotic drugs
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She is the mom of an addict in recovery and the author of the book "Sweat: A Practical Plan for Keeping Your Heart Intact While Loving an Addict.
Most of the patients were addicts of hashish, cannabis, heroin, tramadol and alcohol, health officials said.
A woman sitting near the driver giving money the addict
He said many parents have also approach him to keep their drug addict kin in the hospital.
Afterwards, written informed consent was also taken from each drug addict.
If a drug addict does not respond to treatment or is found out to be taking drugs again in the hospital, it is likely that nobody will convince him to continue with his treatment.
University of Cambridge scientists have found same abnormalities in the brains of addicts and their non-addicted brothers and sisters.
Summary: Journalist sets up organization to help discourage 'wives and children' of addicts from becoming abusers themselves.
On the other hand, the first question I ask an addict, is whether he really wants to recover.
If an addict is not given proper treatment, he or she may resort to traffickers to obtain the stuff or become a terrorist," he said.
Every addict costs the country pounds 50,000 a year.