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- n. Plural form of nonaddict.
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The allele was found more often in heroin addicts than in nonaddicts.
Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, has shown in several brain-imaging studies that people addicted to such drugs as cocaine, heroin and alcohol have fewer dopamine receptors in the brain's reward pathways than nonaddicts.
It's amazing the stuff nonaddicts leave lying around.
Mosher and Danoff-Burg found an odds ratio of 1.40 that tanning addicts relative to nonaddicts would also use alcohol (95% CI 1.07 to 1.84).
Among the 50 tanning addicts, 78% said they had tried to cut down but were still tanning, compared with 22% of those with addictive tendencies and 5% of the nonaddicts.
Moderate to severe anxiety symptoms, as measured on the Beck scale, were seen in 28% of tanning addicts, 20% of the addictive-tendency group, 15% of the nonaddicts, and 12% of the never-users.
The mean number of self-reported days spent tanning in the previous year was 40 among the addicts versus 28 for the addictive-tendency group and 13 for the nonaddicts.