Addiction Sample Clauses

Addiction. Addiction disorders of any kind are not covered by the basic insurance. The healthcare team offers counselling in connection with alcohol and drug addiction and can advise on public treatment services.
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Addiction. Both parties of this Collective Agreement do hereby recognize the addictions as defined under the Human Rights Code can successfully be treated and controlled. The parties of this Agreement therefore pledge their co-operation in the early identification, counselling, and subsequent treatment of any employee covered by this Agreement. APPENDIX 9 GROUP INSURANCE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE GROUP COVERAGE
Addiction. A small percentage of patients may develop addiction problems based on genetic or other factors.
Addiction. I am aware that there is a small risk that I may become addicted to the prescribed opioids. I know that my doctor may order a consultation with a specialist in Addiction Medicine if there is a concern about addiction.
Addiction. Addiction is a disease of the brain that makes it difficult for an individual to abstain from substances including opioids, even when using the substance causes problems for the person’s physical health, emotional health, fulfillment of responsibilities, and relationships with others. Addiction is a disease that can happen to anyone regardless of sex, age, race, socioeconomic status, etc. Although addiction is a chronic disease (lasts for a long time), there are effective treatment options to help patients recover and lead healthy lives.
Addiction. Opioid medications are addictive. Tolerance: Your body may get used to the opioid medications and their effect on your pain could decrease over time. If this happens, we may need to stop the medicine. Physical Dependence: You may have withdrawal symptoms such as abdominal cramping, diarrhea, anxiety when you stop the medicine.
Addiction. A craving or psychological desire for these medications, above and beyond that needed for symptom control, may occur, disrupting home and work life. There is significant potential for abuse of these medications, either by the patient or by persons who obtain them from the patient.
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Addiction.  Addiction is when controlled substances are no longer taken to treat the symptoms they were prescribed for. They are taken because the body requires the medication to function properly.  Signs of addiction are loss of control, cravings, increased and continued use, despite known harm or risks, taking more pills per day than prescribed, taking the medication in a way not prescribed, lying about pill usage, or obtaining additional pills despite the legal ramifications.  Anyone can lose control with narcotics or other controlled substances.  People with a person or family history of addiction are more vulnerable.  Addictive behaviors are dangerous and will result in discontinuation of controlled substance medications and referral for substance abuse treatment.
Addiction. Addiction is a primary, chronic, neurobiological disease, with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing the development and manifestations. It is characterized by behaviors that include one or more of the following:  impaired control over drug use;  compulsive use;  continued use despite harm; and/or  craving. Most patients with chronic pain who use long-term opioids/narcotics are able to take medications on a scheduled basis as prescribed, do not seek other drugs when their pain is controlled, and experience improvement in their quality of life as the result of opioid therapy. Therefore, they are NOT addicted. Physical dependence is NOT the same as addiction.
Addiction. Both parties to this Agreement recognize addiction to a chemical as a treatable illness and do therefore agree to co-operate to the fullest extent of their ability to direct and counsel afflicted individuals towards a successful treatment and rehabilitation program. APPENDIX 4‌
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