Withdrawal is another symptom people also identify with addiction. Although it is often portrayed as a physical reaction – shakes and sweats – withdrawal can also come in the form of moodiness, poor focus, frustration, and depression. Like tolerance, withdrawal doesn't define addiction. Compton also cautions that people can have an addiction without experiencing withdrawal.
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