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psychoanalysis

 atype of psychodynamic therapy devised by Freud, inline with the assumptions of unconscious conflictand psychosexual development. Therapyaimsfor the patient to gain a deeper understanding of their own unconsciousthoughtsand feelings through free association and transference.

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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.