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dependence

[di′pen·dəns]
(medicine)
Habituation to, abuse of, or addiction to a substance.
(statistics)
The existence of a relationship between frequencies obtained from two parts of an experiment which does not arise from the direct influence of the result of the first part on the chances of the second part but indirectly from the fact that both parts are subject to influences from a common outside factor.
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To measure linear dependence, scientists use the so-called correlation coefficient, which was first introduced by the British natural scientist Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911) in the 1870s.
[USA], Jan 12 ( ANI ): Sexual abuse and bullying are related to harmful behaviours like smoking dependence, binge eating, antidepressant use, and reduced quality of life, a recent study suggests.
To the Editor: Alcohol dependence is a severe mental disorder that can have devastating physical and psychological impacts on patients.
Incekara stressed that the Star enterprise will help Turkey reduce its dependence on imports.
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16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Opioid dependence is more likely to occur in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) before surgery than afterward, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Saturday said Pakistan should reduce its dependence on India and Afghanistan for water by constructing dams and water reservoirs.
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW)on SaturdaysaidPakistanshould reduce its dependence onIndiaandAfghanistanfor water by constructing dams and water reservoirs.
The ICD-10 criteria specifies dependence as three or more experiences exhibited at some time during a 1 year period and these experiences includes (a) tolerance, (b) physiological withdrawal state, (c) impaired capacity to control, (d) craving, (e) continued use despite harm, and (f) salience.
QWERTY keyboards live on however, due to the phenomenon of "path dependence".