- A term used to denote a hallucination which occurs in the context of withdrawal from a chemical substance such as alcohol, a drug, or therapeutic. Some common examples of withdrawal hallucinations are alcohol withdrawal hallucination, cocaine withdrawal hallucination, benzodi-azepine withdrawal hallucination, and Baclofen withdrawal hallucination.ReferencesBayard, M., McIntyre, J., Hill, K.R., Woodside, Jr., J. (2004). Alcohol withdrawal syndrome. American Family Physician, 69, 1443-1450.
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