Definitions

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  • adjective Involving many substances (used of drug abuse).

Etymologies

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poly- +‎ substance

Examples

  • During a three-hour interview with Williams, Dr. Jacob Hadden concluded that he suffers from psychopathy, antisocial personality disorder and polysubstance dependence and is likely to reoffend.

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  • Persico AM, Bird G, Gabbay FH, Uhl GR (1996) D2 dopamine receptor gene TaqI A1 and B1 restriction fragment length polymorphisms: enhanced frequencies in psychostimulant-preferring polysubstance abusers.

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  • The D2 dopamine receptor Taq I B1 restriction fragment length polymorphism appears more frequently in polysubstance abusers.

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  • There are significant overlaps with data from: a) 600k GWA studies of a subset of these polysubstance abusers (p

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