withdrawal symptom


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any physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug

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Other withdrawal symptoms you'll manifest would be:
A withdrawal symptom is nervousness or anxiousness.
The Withdrawal Assessment Tool-1 (WAT-1) was designed to help assess children suffering from withdrawal symptoms (Franck, Harris, Soetenga, Amling, & Curley, 2008).
Despite the benefits of using the CIWA-Ar, qualitative description of certain alcohol withdrawal symptoms is prone to subjective misinterpretation and can result in falsely elevated scores, excessive benzodiazepine administration, and associated sequelae.
The classical model states that consumption of certain chemicals causes a physical dependence, either immediately or after prolonged use, characterized by withdrawal symptoms - symptoms that can be avoided or escaped only by further drug use.
Your reader obviously stopped through willpower, which I'm impressed by, but it must have been hell having withdrawal symptoms for two years.
This most often includes monitoring of heart rate and blood pressure, and administration of medications to ease withdrawal symptoms.
"T 3237 - Withdrawal symptoms setting in as the GS schedule nears completion ..
It added: "There should be greater recognition of the potential in some people for severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms on and after stopping antidepressants in Nice guidelines and patient information."
Don't think you can have withdrawal symptoms? Try stopping your daily dose of sugar in coffee - headaches, slight dizziness, cravings - unless you have other medical conditions, your body is going through withdrawal.
Your guide to all the drama in the Square, on the cobbles and in the Dales EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm and 8pm DAWN is longing for her son and suffering from withdrawal symptoms.
AN EXPERIMENTAL drug that boosts the brain's own cannabis-like chemical may help reduce withdrawal symptoms, a trial has shown.
The researchers also note that cannabis withdrawal symptoms appeared to be linked with mental disability and a family history of depression.
A MAN assaulted two policemen because he was suffering from alcohol withdrawal symptoms, a court heard.
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence, chaired by Conservative former cabinet minister Sir Oliver Letwin, published research which suggests doctors and psychiatrists may be failing to warn patients about the potential risks of antidepressants, and subsequently fail to recognise withdrawal symptoms.