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confidentiality

the ethical concern that information gathered during psychological research or therapy should not be divulged to others unlessotherwise agreed in advance or unless there is a legalrequirement to disclose it.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.