drug addict
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S: Cochrane – https://www.cochrane.org/CD001333/ADDICTN_oral-naltrexone-as-maintenance-treatment-to-prevent-relapse-in-opioid-addicts-who-have-undergone-detoxification (last access: 24 April 2020); Cochrane – https://www.cochrane.org/CD007380/ADDICTN_efficacy-psychostimulant-drugs-cocaine-dependence (last access: 24 April 2020).

N: 1. From drug [late 14c., drogge (early 14c. in Anglo-French), “any substance used in the composition or preparation of medicines”, from Old French droge “supply, stock, provision” (14c.), which is of unknown origin.] + addict [“one given over to some practice”, 1909, first in reference to morphine, from addict (v.)].
2. One who habitually uses and has an uncontrollable craving for an addicting drug.
3. The addicts’ use of the substance becomes compulsive so that they feel they cannot function without it, orient their lives around acquiring it … at whatever the personal social cost, and are subjectively preoccupied with repeating their intake in quantities that are excessive for their culture, often to their physical detriment

S: 1. OED – https://www.etymonline.com/search?q=drug+addict (last access: 24 April 2020). 2&3. TERMIUM PLUS – https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=drogadicto&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs (last access: 24 April 2020).

SYN: 1. addict, drug dependent person, dope friend, narcotic addict. 2. narcotics user. (depending on context)

S: 1. TERMIUM PLUS – https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=drogadicto&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs (last access: 24 April 2020). 2. Cosnautas/Libro rojo (last access: 5 July 2020).

CR: amphetamine, drug, drug addiction, drug dealer, drug trafficking, LSD, methylenedioxymethamphetamine, overdose.