ABSTINENCE DELIRIUM

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a type of hysteria that can occur alongside withdrawal from substances once abused such as alcohol.

ABSTINENCE DELIRIUM: "During the initial stages of rehab, Michelle had to go through withdrawal and found herself experiencing abstinence delirium so much so that she had hallucinations of family members being present that were not actually there."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ABSTINENCE DELIRIUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/abstinence-delirium/ (accessed August 9, 2022).

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