Information on dt’s.

Delirium Tremens

Delirium tremens (colloquially, the DTs, “the horrors”, “the fear”, “the shakes”, “jazz hands”, “the rats” or “rum fits”; afflicted individuals referred to as “jitterbugs” in 1930s Harlem slang; literally, “shaking delirium” or “trembling madness” in Latin) is an acute episode of delirium that is usually caused by withdrawal or abstinence from benzodiazepines or barbiturates (and…
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