Morbid fondness for taking drugs.
[pharmaco- + G. phileō, to love]
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Assessment of impact of pharmacophilia and pharmacophobia on medication adherence in patients with psychiatric disorders: A cross-sectional study.
It is an example (a segment of the problem) since the known influence is exceptionally complex and manifests itself by the following exemplifying effects (Goines and Hagler 2007): loss of hearing, sleep disorders, reduced effectiveness of work, impairment of teaching (and learning) effects, absenteeism, increased consumption of drugs (pharmacophilia), accidents at work, mood depression etc.