An artificial root form that may be attached as a suffix to virtually any substance or activity associated with a real—e.g., alcoholic—or perceived—e.g., chocoholic—addiction, intense craving, passion or obsession
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Indeed, part of this increased risk depended on the alcoholic proband also being a habitual smoker--that is, siblings of smoking alc oholic probands were at higher risks of smoking themselves than were siblings of nonsmoking alcoholic probands, indicating in part a specific familial transmission of habitual smoking.
In several studies, among alc oholics and patients with HCV infection, obesity favoured fibrosis.2