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maternaldeprivation

 children deprived of maternal care and love inearly childhood are likely to suffer some degree of emotional, social or intellectualretardationin later life. Prolonged separation (resulting in an attachment bondbreaking) was proposed by Bowlby to cause the deprivation syndrome.

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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.