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addict

a person who is addicted, esp to narcotic drugs
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Have republics in practice been less addicted to war than monarchies?
According to the report, during the past five years, 32,227 drug addict prisoners have been detoxified.
She said, "Sometimes families embrace their drug addict children in a wrong way by providing for all their needs which interferes with the recovery process and makes the child go back to drugs.
Mariam said she has been addicted for the past four years and during that time she had no contact with her relatives and was living with her addict husband.
'It will be like telling people to take more drugs because there are facilities that will treat you should you become an addict,' he said.
A single mistake of tasting drug like the forbidden fruit of heaven takes the addict to a level of no-recovery - no way to come back to real world.
A student was classified as an internet addict if his score was above 20 and the intensity of minimal, moderate and severe IA was also operationalized on scores according to Young's criteria.
But then, you are probably not a gambling addict, who when faced with the same situation, would probably raise the bet.
Sometimes a holiday can turn into our worst nightmare when we love an addict.
In the footage, most terrified scene is that an addict overlying on a car to force the driver to give money to him.
Parents believe that by remaining in the company of former militants and political prisoners for a prolonged period, their drug addict sons would turn towards religion and become good citizens.
Afterwards, written informed consent was also taken from each drug addict. Subsequently, the matched group (non addicts) was taken from the general population of Lahore city.