SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE

Mixture of emotional, physical and mental elements that show after prolonged use of certain substance. There is a design of repeated substance ingestion that results in tolerance, withdrawal symptoms if use is ceized.

SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE: "Example of substance dependence is heroin addiction"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/substance-dependence/ (accessed October 25, 2020).
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