addictive drug

addictive drug
producto adictivo, adictivo.

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  • addictive — [[t]ədɪ̱ktɪv[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If a drug is addictive, people who take it cannot stop taking it. Cigarettes are highly addictive... Crack is the most addictive drug on the market. 2) ADJ GRADED Something that is addictive is so enjoyable that it …   English dictionary

  • addictive — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, highly, very ▪ Cocaine is a highly addictive drug …   Collocations dictionary

  • addictive — adjective Date: 1939 causing or characterized by addiction < an addictive drug > < an addictive personality > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • addictive — addictiveness, n. /euh dik tiv/, adj. 1. producing or tending to cause addiction: an addictive drug. 2. more than normally susceptible to addiction: an addictive personality. [1935 40; ADDICT + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • addictive — [əˈdɪktɪv] adj 1) an addictive drug is difficult to stop taking 2) an addictive activity is difficult to stop doing …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • addictive — ad•dic•tive [[t]əˈdɪk tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) pha producing or tending to cause addiction: an addictive drug[/ex] 2) more than normally susceptible to addiction: an addictive personality[/ex] • Etymology: 1935–40 ad•dic′tive•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • drug of addiction — noun an addictive drug …   Australian English dictionary

  • Drug addiction — is widely considered a pathological state. The disorder of addiction involves the progression of acute drug use to the development of drug seeking behavior, the vulnerability to relapse, and the decreased, slowed ability to respond to naturally… …   Wikipedia

  • Drug rehabilitation — Intervention ICD 9 CM 94.64 Drug rehabilitation (often drug rehab or just rehab) is a term for the processes of medical and/or psychotherapeutic treatment, for dependency on psychoactive substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs, and so… …   Wikipedia

  • drug abuse — drug abuser. 1. addiction to drugs. 2. substance abuse involving drugs. [1965 70] * * *       the excessive, maladaptive, or addictive use of drugs for nonmedical purposes despite social, psychological, and physical problems that may arise from… …   Universalium

  • Drug detoxification — (often shortened to detox ) is a collective of interventions directed at controlling acute drug intoxication and drug withdrawal. It refers to a purging from the body of the substances to which a patient is addicted and acutely under the… …   Wikipedia