ALCOHOL REHABILITATION, ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL

a detachment situation which happens soon after ceasing the extended, substantial ingestion of alcohol. A minimum of two of these are necessary in order to diagnose alcohol withdrawal: (i) involuntary hyperactivity (perspiration, thumping heart, dried out mouth, and others.), (ii) shaky hands, (iii) sleeplessness, (iv) sickness or throwing up, (v) illusions or delusions, (vi) psychomotor frustration, (vii) anxiousness, and (viii) grand mal seizures.

ALCOHOL REHABILITATION, ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL: "The nausea and anxiety caused by the alcohol withdrawal was almost unbearable for Cindy to endure."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALCOHOL REHABILITATION, ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alcohol-rehabilitation-alcohol-withdrawal/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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