morphinomaniac

morphinomaniac

(ˌmɔːfɪnəʊˈmeɪnɪæk)
n
(Medicine) a person with an uncontrollable addiction to morphine
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In the same manner as experts on poisoning advocated the abrupt removal of arsenic from the body, early addiction experts supported the abrupt removal of morphine from the body of the morphinomaniac. In the process of its government, the body of the addict became a poisoned body.
In other words, during this phase of treatment medical experts witnessed the following medical concerns in the conduct of the morphinomaniac: "quarrelsomeness, want of sleep, hallucinations ...