morphinomania

morphinomania

(ˌmɔːfɪnəʊˈmeɪnɪə)
n
an addiction to morphine or opium in which the addict secretly injects the substance
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They divided into a similar way between those interested in physiological aspects such as "morphine and cocaine poisoning" and those that deepened the pathological issues--morphinism, "cocainism," or morphinomania.
Habit Dipsomania Alcoholism Chronic poisoning Morphinomania Narcomania Inebriety Morphinism Addiction
A dominant feature of this emergence was a shift in the way this problem was explained from the moral concept of habit to the scientific concept of morphinomania, and later addiction (Berridge, 1999; Hickman, 2004; Seddon, 2010; Valverde, 1998).