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  • 1 Abstinence in Judaism — Abstinence is the refraining from enjoyments which are lawful in themselves. Abstinence in general can be considered a virtue only when it serves the purpose of consecrating a life to a higher purpose. The saints, or adherents of religious and… …

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  • 2 Sexual abstinence — is the practice of voluntarily refraining from some or all aspects of sexual activity. Common reasons to deliberately abstain from the physical expression of sexual desire include religious or philosophical reasons (e.g., chastity), material… …

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  • 3 EXCESSIF — IVE. adj. Qui excède la règle, la mesure, le degré ordinaire ou convenable. Il se dit Des choses physiques et des choses morales. Un froid excessif. Une chaleur excessive. Être d un embonpoint excessif. Une chambre d une grandeur excessive. Le… …

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  • 4 Saint Fulgentius —     St. Fulgentius     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Fulgentius     (FABIUS CLAUDIUS GORDIANUS FULGENTIUS).     Born 468, died 533. Bishop of Ruspe in the province of Byzacene in Africa, eminent among the Fathers of the Church for saintly life,… …

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  • 5 asceticism — n. Austerity, mortification, excessive abstinence, over renunciation, renunciation …

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  • 6 JOHANAN BEN ZAKKAI — (first century C.E.), tanna, considered in talmudic tradition the leading sage at the end of the Second Temple period and the years immediately following the destruction of the Temple. Johanan b. Zakkai s personality and work are depicted in a… …

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  • 7 Long-term effects of alcohol — Disability adjusted life year for alcohol use disorders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2004 …

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  • 8 alcoholism — /al keuh haw liz euhm, ho /, n. Pathol. a chronic disorder characterized by dependence on alcohol, repeated excessive use of alcoholic beverages, the development of withdrawal symptoms on reducing or ceasing intake, morbidity that may include… …

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  • 9 Alcoholism — Classification and external resources …

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  • 10 syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …

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  • 11 drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …

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  • 12 Short-term effects of alcohol — on the human body can take many forms. The drug alcohol, specifically ethanol, is a central nervous system depressant with a range of side effects. The amount and circumstances of consumption play a large part in determining the extent of… …

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  • 13 Temperance Movements — • Covers the history in Europe, the United States, and Canada Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Temperance Movements     Temperance Movements      …

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  • 14 Overeaters Anonymous — Not to be confused with Food Addicts Anonymous. Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a twelve step program for people with problems related to food including, but not limited to, compulsive overeaters, those with binge eating disorder, bulimics and… …

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  • 15 Masturbation — Onanism redirects here. For the Biblical origin of the term onanism , see Onan. Gustav Klimt s Woman seated with thighs apart (1916) …

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  • 16 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 17 Buprenorphine — Systematic (IUPAC) name (2S) 2 [( ) (5R,6R,7R,14S) 9α cyclopropylmethyl 4,5 epoxy 6,14 ethano 3 hydroxy 6 methoxymorphinan 7 yl] 3,3 dimethylbutan 2 ol Clinical …

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  • 18 Drug addiction — is widely considered a pathological state. The disorder of addiction involves the progression of acute drug use to the development of drug seeking behavior, the vulnerability to relapse, and the decreased, slowed ability to respond to naturally… …

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  • 19 Substance dependence — Substance dependency Classification and external resources ICD 10 F10.2 F19.2 ICD 9 …

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  • 20 Disease theory of alcoholism — Alcohol Dependence Classification and external resources ICD 10 F10.2 ICD 9 303 …

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