Disease Information for Drug dependence

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Insomnia
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Severe Stress Situation
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Health care worker
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anxiety
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/On medications/medication
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Addiction/hallucinagen/street drug (category)
DRUG/Many non-prescription medications taken/habit (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Personality disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Relational/psychiatric (category)
Definition

Psychological craving for or habituation to the use of a chemical substance which may or may not be accompanied by physical dependency. Used for animal or human populations. Compare DRUG ADDICTION.

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