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See also: re-addicting
- With the potential to addict anew.
1993, Colette Dowling, You Mean I Don't Have to Feel this Way?: New Help for Depression, Anxiety and Addiction, page 181:
- Any substance — controlled or not — that makes a patient feel better is thus seen as potentially readdicting.
1996, Elson M. Haas, The Detox Diet: A How and When-to Guide for Cleansing the Body, page 53:
- Once sugar has been removed from the diet, it is still possible to use it once in awhile, as it is not as readdicting as many stronger drugs.