cocainism


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co·cain·ism

 (kō-kā′nĭz′əm)
n.
The habitual or excessive use of cocaine.
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cocainism

(kəʊˈkeɪnɪzəm)
n
(Recreational Drugs) rare addiction to cocaine
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cocainism

the condition of being addicted to cocaine.
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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.
(58) At trial, Searcy presented psychiatric testimony indicating that he had been suffering from a mental disease called "cocainism." (59) The judge, following Idaho Code section 18-207, admitted the testimony but instructed the jury to consider it only in determining whether Searcy possessed the requisite mens rea--that is to say, whether he possessed criminal intent.