Substance withdrawal syndrome

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In medicine and pharmacology, substance withdrawal syndrome is "physiological and psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal from the use of a drug after prolonged administration or habituation. The concept includes withdrawal from smoking or drinking, as well as withdrawal from an administered drug."[1]

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