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Substance Withdrawal Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C25.775.835
F03.900.825
Unique ID
D013375
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013375
Annotation
includes withdrawal from addictive drugs or other substances, administered drugs, smoking & alcohol (but DELIRIUM TREMENS see ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL DELIRIUM is also available); do not use /‌compl for the symptom; coord IM with specific substance /‌adv eff (IM) + specific dis or symptom following withdrawal /‌chem ind (IM), e.g., hypertension after propranolol withdrawal = SUBSTANCE WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME (IM) + PROPRANOLOL /‌adv eff (IM) + HYPERTENSION /‌chem ind (IM); babies born to addicted mothers & developing withdraw symp = NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME: see note there
Scope Note
Physiological and psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal from the use of a drug after prolonged administration or habituation. The concept includes withdrawal from smoking or drinking, as well as withdrawal from an administered drug.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Withdrawal Symptoms
Withdrawal Symptoms
Public MeSH Note
81; was DRUG WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS 1967-80
Online Note
use SUBSTANCE WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME to search DRUG WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS 1966-80 (as Prov 1966)
History Note
81; was DRUG WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS 1964-80 (Prov 1964-66)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome Preferred
Withdrawal Symptoms Broader
Drug Withdrawal Symptoms Narrower
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