<administration> Formal process of leaving an institution before (and without) completing a degree.

(10 Mar 2006)

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1. <psychology> A pathological retreat from interpersonal contact and social involvement, as may occur in schizophrenia, depression or schizoid avoidant and schizotypal personality disorders.

2. <pharmacology> A substance specific organic brain syndrome that follows the cessation of use or reduction in intake of a psychoactive substance that had been regularly used to induce a state of intoxication.

(06 Oct 1997)