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Synonyms for addict

Synonyms for addict

someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance

to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

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In Mindanao, the survey revealed that the number of drug addicts rose also by three percentage points to 30 percent in December 2017 from 27 percent in September 2017.
According to ANF, around seven million people in Pakistan are drug addicts, including three million who use medicines without prescription.
It is worth mentioning that this center already named as phoenix Camp using by international forces and handed over to the Public Health Ministry for addicts shelter, treatment vocational training center.
Col Hareb added that the department's role is not only to arrest people involved in drug-related crimes, but also help recovering drug addicts not to relapse.
Var of a thinner addict kicking to the hood of the car
He said many parents have also approach him to keep their drug addict kin in the hospital.
Presumably drug consumption rooms will allow addicts only a certain quota of heroin.
Conclusion: The study provides evidence that addicts were more likely to have experienced childhood abuse and neglect than to non- addicts.
Despite the growing number of drug addicts in Egypt, recent reports confirm that the number of those seeking treatment for addiction is also on the rise.
It has long been established that the brains of drug addicts have some differences to other people, but explaining that finding has been more difficult.
The third stage is a critical one in which addicts become unable to control
Summary: Journalist sets up organization to help discourage 'wives and children' of addicts from becoming abusers themselves.
The guilty have resorted to crime because they are drug addicts.
In fact, these cards might be a way to rescue those addicts, and spread awareness.