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narcotize

 [nahr´ko-tīz]
to put under the influence of a narcotic.

narcotize

(när′kə-tīz′)
tr.v. narco·tized, narco·tizing, narco·tizes
1. To place under the influence of a narcotic.
2. To put to sleep; lull.
3. To dull; deaden.

nar′co·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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The duration of narcotization in the studied patients was from 1 year to 15 years.
A significant number of patients--28 people (35%)--prior to narcotization had alcohol abusing.
Thus, analysis showed that the most significant adverse prognostic factors influencing on speed of developing of medical and social consequences of opioid addiction include: perinatal pathology, personality deviation in the premorbid; early onset of drug abusing; hereditary addiction to drug and mental diseases, condition of upbringing, alcohol abuse prior to narcotization, drug addiction duration.
In the course of narcotization in patients the following characteristics formed: hypererethism--42 persons (41.18%); growing affective disorders in the form of dysphoric depression--35 (34.31%); prevalence of hysterical excitable reaction forms of respond--52 (50.98%); psycho-social dysfunction in the form of gradual fading of interests--63 (61.76%); various anomalies of emotional sphere--85 (83.33%); disorders in attraction sphere or sexual disinhibition--48 (47.06%); explosive--66 persons (64.71%).
Light degree of moral and ethical decline detected in patients with duration of narcotization up to 2 years, the average--with duration from 2 to 4 years, expressed--with prescription drug addiction 4-6 years.
Thus, dynamics of narcotization was noted by gradual loss of interest in public life, patients become more and more isolated in a narrow circle of the acquaintances similar to their way of life.
Indeed, increases in adolescent experimentation may depend more on what musicians or popular peers can make drugs symbolize than on the mood changes (stimulation, disinhibition, narcotization, etc.) that drugs seem to offer.