withdrawal symptom


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withdrawal symptom

Any of the symptoms that follow the sudden discontinuation of the use of a substance to which a person has become addicted.
See: withdrawal syndrome
See also: symptom
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* Does a standardized pediatric withdrawal assessment tool increase a nurse's perception of adequate communication about his/ her patient's withdrawal symptoms?
During the interview, he says he "experiences withdrawal symptoms all the time, so I am familiar with the signs."
Apart from the physical withdrawal symptoms that may last for many days, the psychological aspect of the urge to smoke may last longer, leading to relapses.
Professor Deepak Cyril D'Souza, from Yale University School of Medicine, who led the research, said: "A lot of other drugs have been tested for their ability to reduce cannabis use and withdrawal, but until now none have been consistently shown to work against both withdrawal symptoms and relapse.
She goes on to explain, "The syndrome's shared symptoms with depressive and anxiety disorders call for clinician awareness of cannabis withdrawal symptoms and the factors associated with it to promote more effective treatment among frequent cannabis users."
Rosanna O'Connor, director of Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco at Public Health England, said: "It is of real concern that many people find themselves dependent on or suffering withdrawal symptoms from prescribed medicines, which is why PHE has been commissioned to carry out a review.
By effectively intervening during withdrawal and helping to control severe, disabling withdrawal symptoms, Lucemyracan help provide a starting point toward recovery," said Mark McKenna, president of Salix Pharmaceuticals.
The colleague is said to be a chronic alcoholic who was suffering from withdrawal symptoms when the incident happened.
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A common drug that helps in diabetes management might help people - and without any withdrawal symptoms, finds a study.
Clonidine is also used in some cases to prevent withdrawal symptoms. In order to reduce the likelihood of a relapse, a detoxification program should be accompanied by psychological counseling and support groups such as Narcotics Anonymous or a community residential program.