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drug/alcohol dependence

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrug/alcohol dependencedrug/alcohol dependenceMDDADDICTEDwhen someone is addicted to drugs or alcohol dependence
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drug/alcohol dependenceThe higher figures came for such easy-to-call labels as bulimia and alcohol and drug dependence.You can get treatment for drug dependence, mostly as an outpatient.His father says that David accepts the sentence, and is getting treatment for his drug dependence.Most people make the change from occasional social drinking to alcohol dependence gradually.Studies of twins and of alcohol-dependent patients point to an inherited vulnerability to alcohol dependence, too.
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