Drug Addiction

  • (noun): An addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug).
    Synonyms: white plague

Some articles on drug addiction, drugs, drug, addiction:

Lewis Davenport - Drug Addiction
... of 2003 and much of 2004, Lewis became involved in drugs much to the chagrin of Cameron ... Lewis was spotted in possession of drugs by local constable DC Cheryl Barker and panicked and swallowed the drugs in question during the chase, which ... After that near-fatal encounter, Lewis swore that he would give up the drugs ...
Callum Finnegan - 1999-2000 - Drug Addiction
... in Liverpool, Callum and his brother Stuart both became addicted to drugs, and were encouraged to do so by their brother Terry, who was already a drug addict ... It is later revealed that Callum had had a previous encounter with drugs at the age of fourteen ...
Self-administration - Significant Findings
... Self-Administration studies have long been considered the “standard” in addiction research using both animal and human models ... than in humans because investigating the effects of novel pharmacological drug treatments poses significantly fewer ethical and practical barriers ... reinforcement schedules to identify a dissociation in the effects of BP-897 in that the drug inhibits cue-induced cocaine seeking but has no primary reinforcement effect ...
Miguel Hernández University Of Elche - Research - Research Institutes - Drug Addiction Research Institute
... The Drug Addiction Research Institute (INID) is fundamentally oriented towards the development of research, education and application of programs and resources ... The INID approaches the problems of drug addiction through three research blocks prevention, assistance, and reinsertion ...
Obsessive–compulsive Disorder - Other Common Comorbidities and OCD-like Conditions
... there is some research demonstrating a link between drug addiction and the disorder as well ... For example, there is a higher risk of drug addiction among those with any anxiety disorder (possibly as a way of coping with the heightened levels of anxiety), but ...

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