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consequent control

abehavioural measure in which the intervention follows thebehaviour to be changed. Consequent procedures can affectbehaviours by using pleasant or unpleasant consequences(positive or negative reinforcement or punishment) to maketheir performance more or less likely or through the use offeedback.

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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.