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What is Crack addiction?

What is Crack addiction?

  • Crack addiction: An uncontrollable desire to use crack on a regular basis. Chronic crack use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Crack is a form of cocaine - powdered cocaine is heated with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate to make rocks of crack. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired euphoric feeling.

Crack addiction: Introduction

Types of Crack addiction:

Broader types of Crack addiction:

How serious is Crack addiction?

Complications of Crack addiction: see complications of Crack addiction

What causes Crack addiction?

Causes of Crack addiction: see causes of Crack addiction

What are the symptoms of Crack addiction?

Symptoms of Crack addiction: see symptoms of Crack addiction

Complications of Crack addiction: see complications of Crack addiction

Crack addiction: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Crack addiction.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Crack addiction.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Crack addiction: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Crack addiction.
Treatments for Crack addiction: see treatments for Crack addiction

Name and Aliases of Crack addiction

Main name of condition: Crack addiction

Other names or spellings for Crack addiction:

Crack dependence

 

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