Generally in psychoactive drugs (especially central nervous system stimulants), the tendency of increased sensitivity in the body wherein repeated doses of the substance will increase its efficacy. Also known as: sensitization. Compare with: tolerance.

REVERSE TOLERANCE: "Reverse tolerance can result in the action of a drug being far stronger than expected."
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