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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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September 17th 2021

thematic apperception test (TAT)

 a projectivetest, whereby individuals are presented with ambiguous pictures and askedto generate a story from them, thereby reveal personality characteristics, motivation forpower, achievement and affiliation, and in a clinical setting, anyunderlying emotional problems.