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Introduction: Addiction

Description of Addiction

Addiction (medical condition): Any of various addictions to substances or...more »

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Addiction: Uncontrollable dependence on a substance or a practice whereby the patient suffers a reaction when trying to cease the practice or substance use.

Addiction: Uncontrollable craving, seeking, and use of a substance such as a drug or alcohol.
Source: National Institute of Health

Addiction: being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Addiction: Related Topics

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Addiction as a Disease

Addiction (medical condition): See Addiction (disease information).
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Addiction: Related Diseases

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Addiction as a Symptom

Addiction (symptom): Another name for Addiction symptoms.
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Addiction (symptom): Symptoms related to addiction (physical or mental addiction)...more »

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Addiction: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Addiction

  • physiological state
  • physiological condition

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Addiction

The following list attempts to classify Addiction into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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  • physiological condition,physiological state
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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