NICOTINE WITHDRAWAL

is described in the DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual) as: Dysphoria or depressed mood- insomnia- irritability, frustration, or anger- anxiety- difficulty in concentrating- restlessness- decreased heart rate- and increased appetite or weight gain.

NICOTINE WITHDRAWAL: "Nicotine withdrawal symptoms arise when an individual, who has consistently smoked or ingested nicotine stops, this usually results in a depressed mood and restlessness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NICOTINE WITHDRAWAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nicotine-withdrawal/ (accessed July 13, 2020).
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