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A transaction in which a customer receives back money he/she had previously deposited at a bank, pension, or trust. When one makes a withdrawal on a pension or similar plan, it may carry a penalty depending on the pension's rules. For example, one must usually be of a certain age in order to make a withdrawal. There is rarely such a penalty when making a withdrawal from a bank. For instance, when one closes an account, the client makes a withdrawal on all the money he/she owns at that bank.


A withdrawal is money you take out of your banking, brokerage firm, or other accounts.

If you withdraw from tax-deferred retirement accounts before you turn 59 1/2, you may owe a 10% early withdrawal penalty plus any income tax that's due on the amount you've taken out.

In everyday usage, the term withdrawal is used interchangeably with distribution to describe money you take from your tax-deferred accounts, though distribution is actually the correct term.

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Results from this study demonstrated that, for lower-CIWA subjects with a clinical history of alcohol withdrawal symptoms, the PROMETA group experienced statistically significant decreases in alcohol craving and alcohol consumption, as compared to placebo.
During alcohol withdrawal, serotonin release in the nucleus accumbens of rats is suppressed, and this reduction is partially reversed by self-administration of alcohol during withdrawal (Weiss et al.
A typological study that performed a cluster analysis of subjects using the Alcohol Withdrawal Scale (AWS), which is based on a factor analysis of the CIWA scale, suggests that 40% to 60% of alcohol dependent patients presenting for treatment in that study may be exhibiting symptoms of withdrawal at a level appropriate for PROMETA.
The study also found that decreased white-matter integrity was significantly related to longer duration of heavy alcohol use, greater number of past alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and recent consumption of large amounts of alcohol.
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) consists of a spectrum of clinical manifestations that vary in severity and duration upon cessation of alcohol intake in the alcohol-dependent patient.
At our institution, patients at risk for alcohol withdrawal syndrome often were unidentified until withdrawal symptoms became severe and admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) was necessary.
Her inquest heard how the seizure could have been brought on by alcohol withdrawal.
2005), and a similar relationship was found between severity of alcohol withdrawal and CPP (Chester et al.
For example, ExDS can be confused with heat stroke, alcohol withdrawal, and post-seizures.
She was taking the alcohol withdrawal drug Librium.
According to her father, traces of a prescription drug called Librium, an anti-anxiety medication used to combat alcohol withdrawal systems, were found in Winehouse's system, and he believes she suffered a seizure but "there was nobody there to rescue her.
When he was released, he was suffering from alcohol withdrawal, leading him to steal the pounds 8.

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