B.O.W.S is commonly found in the young male. Its scientific name is Black ops withdraw symptoms. Hence the abbreviation B.O.W.S. Usually it takes many days to recover from this death ridden disease. It can be caught by playing Call of Duty Black Ops too long. If you are unfortunate enough to catch this disease then isolate your self, don't even speak to anyone just sit there in your scummy room and play it!