anti-addiction

adjective
an·​ti-ad·​dic·​tion | \ -ə-ˈdik-shən How to pronounce anti-addiction (audio) \

Medical Definition of anti-addiction

: used to prevent or treat addiction anti-addiction counseling In the past decade … research in neurobiology has identified structures in the brain that might be targets for anti-addiction drugs.— Denise Grady, The New York Times, 26 July 1998

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“Anti-addiction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anti-addiction. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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