intoxication

Intoxication vs Addiction - What's the difference?

intoxication | addiction |


As nouns the difference between intoxication and addiction

is that intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance while addiction is (medicine) a state that is characterized by compulsive drug use or compulsive engagement in rewarding behavior, despite negative consequencesangres dh, bettinardi-angres k (october 2008) "the disease of addiction: origins, treatment, and recovery" dis mon 54 (10): 696–721 doi:101016/jdisamonth200807002 pmid 18790142malenka rc, nestler ej, hyman se (2009) "chapter 15: reinforcement and addictive disorders" in sydor a, brown ry molecular neuropharmacology: a foundation for clinical neuroscience (2nd ed) new york: mcgraw-hill medical pp 364–365, 375 isbn 9780071481274 "the defining feature of addiction is compulsive, out-of-control drug use, despite negative consequences compulsive eating, shopping, gambling, and sex–so-called “natural addictions”– indeed, addiction to both drugs and behavioral rewards may arise from similar dysregulation of the mesolimbic dopamine system".

Toxicosis vs Intoxication - What's the difference?

toxicosis | intoxication |


As nouns the difference between toxicosis and intoxication

is that toxicosis is (toxicology) illness due to poisoning while intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

Intoxication vs Gusto - What's the difference?

intoxication | gusto | Related terms |

Intoxication is a related term of gusto.


As a noun intoxication

is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

As a verb gusto is

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Intoxication vs Inebriety - What's the difference?

intoxication | inebriety | Related terms |

Intoxication is a related term of inebriety.


As nouns the difference between intoxication and inebriety

is that intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance while inebriety is the state of being inebriated; inebriation, drunkenness.

Warmth vs Intoxication - What's the difference?

warmth | intoxication | Related terms |

Warmth is a related term of intoxication.


As nouns the difference between warmth and intoxication

is that warmth is a moderate degree of heat; the sensation of being warm while intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

Emotion vs Intoxication - What's the difference?

emotion | intoxication | Related terms |

Emotion is a related term of intoxication.


As nouns the difference between emotion and intoxication

is that emotion is emotion while intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

Sentiment vs Intoxication - What's the difference?

sentiment | intoxication | Related terms |

Sentiment is a related term of intoxication.


As nouns the difference between sentiment and intoxication

is that sentiment is a general thought, feeling, or sense while intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

Heart vs Intoxication - What's the difference?

heart | intoxication | Related terms |

Heart is a related term of intoxication.


As nouns the difference between heart and intoxication

is that heart is (anatomy) a muscular organ that pumps blood through the body, traditionally thought to be the seat of emotion while intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

As a verb heart

is (transitive|poetic|or|humorous) to be fond of often bracketed or abbreviated with a heart symbol.

Ardour vs Intoxication - What's the difference?

ardour | intoxication | Related terms |

Ardour is a related term of intoxication.


As nouns the difference between ardour and intoxication

is that ardour is while intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

Intoxication vs Earnestness - What's the difference?

intoxication | earnestness | Related terms |

Intoxication is a related term of earnestness.


As nouns the difference between intoxication and earnestness

is that intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance while earnestness is the quality of being earnest; sincerity; seriousness.

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