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continuity

in developmental theory, the view that changes occur througha continuous gradual process, rather than as a series ofdiscrete stages; continuity is an assertion about theprocesses that underlie development, as well as the changesobserved in behaviour.

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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.