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counter transference

as part of psychoanalytic therapy, the therapist maytransfer feelings or conflicts they may have about their ownlife, or significant others in it, onto the client. It isimperative that the therapist recognises this possibilityand guards against 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.