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  • noun

Synonyms for dependence

Synonyms for dependence

absolute certainty in the trustworthiness of another

Synonyms for dependence

the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else

being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

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The joint programme encompasses providing access to drug dependence treatment to the Arab region through NRC as the treatment hub.
These proportions would double for smoking and alcohol consumption and quadruple for drug dependence if our estimates of under-reporting are correct.
They used the Semi-Structured Assessment for Drug Dependence and Alcoholism to obtain information on childhood experiences and to assess DSM-IV diagnoses and their age of onset.
The idea that alcohol and drug dependence share a genetic liability with each other, as well as with other forms of externalizing psychopathology, is further supported by electrophysiological studies recording the brain's electrical activity.
A WHO Expert Committee meeting on drug dependence was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from March 28-31, 2006.
Most recently, Hayes served as executive director of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of the San Fernando Valley.
SCIENTISTS are to investigate a hallucinogenic chemical in "magic mushrooms" as a possible new treatment for depression, anxiety and drug dependence.
Cardiff Crown Court heard 37-year-old Mark Spargo had tried to wean himself off his drug dependence and stay out of trouble, but he continually failed.
patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism.
As police mounted charges against him for money laundering and the ARA moved to seize his assets, Gray's drug dependence went into overdrive.
Det Chief Insp Gilbody added: "As a huge portion of offences are committed as a result of drug dependence, the programme effectively targets persistent drug-using offenders and breaks the cycle by getting them into treatment.
If potential addicts are identified early enough there is a strong possibility that help will prevent them descending the slippery slope to drug dependence and petty crime.
Kerry Grohman, lead investigator of the study, notes that "impaired cognitive functioning--in memory, problem-solving, abstraction, and information processing--is common in individuals who enter treatment for alcohol and drug dependence.
6 million people reported symptoms consistent with alcohol or illicit drug dependence or suffered symptoms from one of the five mental health disorders at some time during the 12 months prior to their interview.
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