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PHARMACODEPENDANT [1 record]

Record 1 2012-01-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Drugs and Drug Addiction
  • Social Problems
DEF

A person who uses a drug for gratification, producing effects not required for therapy.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Drogues et toxicomanie
  • Problèmes sociaux
DEF

Atteint d'une dépendance toxicomaniaque à une substance médicamenteuse.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Drogas y toxicomanía
  • Problemas sociales
DEF

Persona adicta a cualquiera de las sustancias vegetales, animales o sintéticas que según la ley son adecuadas en el diagnóstico o la terapéutica para influir sobre estados o funciones del cuerpo.

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