self-medicate

self-medicate
self-med·i·cate -'med-ə-.kāt vb, -cat·ed; -cat·ing vt to treat by self-medication <the patient had attempted to \self-medicate depression> vi to treat oneself by self-medication <patients with dental pain often \self-medicate with analgesics>

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