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withdrawal

 physically painfuland unpleasant symptoms (such as vomiting, shaking, headaches and convulsions) suffered by aphysically dependent drug user as the effects of a drug wears off.

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)