drug withdrawal

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Noun1.drug withdrawal - the termination of drug taking
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
cold turkey - complete and abrupt withdrawal of all addictive drugs or anything else on which you have become dependent; "he quit smoking cold turkey"; "she quit her job cold turkey"
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The initial shock of imprisonment, separation from families and enforced living with other women suffering drug withdrawal and serious mental health problems affected their own mental health.
Subsequent molecular and haplotype analyses identified Mpdz as the only gene within the interval for which the presence of sequence and expression differences matched the observed withdrawal behavior, and which could therefore potentially explain the QTL effect on sedative-hypnotic drug withdrawal (Shirley et al.
The jury recognised that she should not have been taken off suicide watch, and that her state of mind may have been affected by a system of drug withdrawal treatment at the prison.
He also said Williams had not been suffering any of the usual signs of drug withdrawal like trembling, profuse sweating and stomach cramps while still in custody the following day.
Social worker Sarah Derby, who helped Alysha find a new home, told the Newcastle inquest: "She was a very settled baby even despite her drug withdrawal. She was very happy.
Along with six electronic babies, the college also uses other state-of-the-art "babies" displaying the affects of foetal alcohol syndrome and drug withdrawal to highlight dangers of substance abuse during pregnancy.
"It is essential for the protection of the public that you co-operate and utilise fully drug withdrawal schemes and prolonged and extended therapeutic treatment."
Diazepam is used for the treatment of depression, anxiety, seizures and alcohol or drug withdrawal.
Paris Hilton's Symptoms Said to be from Prescription Drug Withdrawal" was the headline news on Fox News Network, dune 13.
WAG vets usually aim to slaughter TB reactors within 20 working days, but delays can result from valuation disputes, drug withdrawal periods or cows being close to calving.
Once the reporting began, I was overwhelmed with a situation involving an abused, traumatized teenager going through unassisted drug withdrawal who almost immediately informed me of his knowledge of other children being exploited and molested.