Opiate Withdrawal Syndrome

A syndrome that is defined by signs and symptoms related to abrupt or gradual stoppage of opioids use. They include strong cravings, sweating, nausea… (More)
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2004
2004
Patients seeking treatment for opiate withdrawal are commonly also dependent on benzodiazepines, although the interactions… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE Clonidine-based therapies have been utilized as the main protocol for opiate detoxification for several years. However… (More)
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1998
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1998
Recent reports have provided evidence of a link between the endogenous brain cannabinoid system and the endogenous central opioid… (More)
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1994
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1994
THE nucleus accumbens is prominently implicated in the reinforc-ing effects of abused drugs1–4, and is an important site for… (More)
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1993
1993
In a double-blind placebo-controlled trial, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) (25 mg/kg orally) suppressed most of the withdrawal… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Drug withdrawal is an integral part of most types of dependence and, to a large extent, opiate withdrawal has been considered the… (More)
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1988
1988
a clear-cut case ofa depressed menopausal woman in family crisis. Organic illness had been excluded. The many contaminating… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Two new rating scales for measuring the signs and symptoms of opiate withdrawal are presented. The Subjective Opiate Withdrawal… (More)
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1986
1986
Psychological and drug-related variables and their effect on the severity of withdrawal symptoms were examined in a group of… (More)
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1982
1982
Studies of nonhuman primates suggested that the noradrenergic locus coeruleus (LC) may be involved as part of the neural… (More)
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