Narcotic addiction by J C. Ball

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Statementby J.C. Ball and J.A. O"Donnell.
ContributionsO"Donnell, J A.
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Narcotics have historically been used to refer to a number of mind-altering substances as well as to provide a broad legal designation for a range of illicit drugs; today, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) more specifically defines narcotic drugs as those that relieve pain and dull the senses, and the use of the word is most commonly associated with opioid drugs.

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Narcotic, drug that produces analgesia (pain relief), narcosis (state of stupor or sleep), and addiction (physical dependence on the drug). In some people narcotics also produce euphoria, a feeling of great elation. The best-known narcotics are the opiates, compounds found in or derived from opium.

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But some. Narcotic definition is - a drug (such as opium or morphine) that in moderate doses dulls the senses, relieves pain, and induces profound sleep but in excessive doses causes stupor, coma, or convulsions.

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The term narcotic (/ n ɑːr ˈ k ɒ t ɪ k /, from ancient Greek ναρκῶ narkō, "to make numb") originally referred medically to any psychoactive compound with sleep-inducing properties, and euphoric properties as well.

In the United States, it has since become associated with opiates and opioids, commonly morphine and heroin, as well as derivatives of many of the compounds found within.

Opioids Addiction. Opioids produce a sense of wellbeing or euphoria that can be addictive to some people. Opioids are legitimately used for treating pain. When used for pain relief, many people develop tolerance, meaning they need more and more to get the same effect.

Some people go on to develop an addiction to opioids. Incidence Opioid misuse in U.S.: Million (in ); Incidence of those meeting diagnostic criteria for Opioid Use Disorder in U.S.: Million (inage >12 years); Substance Use Disorder involving prescription pain medications in U.S.: Million (in ); Fatal Opioid Overdoses in U.S.: >, for the 15 years between to Opioid Overdose kil in U.S.

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