Dependence, withdrawel

Dependence, withdrawel - Lecture 8 Dependence &...

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Lecture 8 Lecture 8 Dependence & Withdrawal, Dependence & Withdrawal, Reward Reward DEA: Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals & 11 Individuals Indicted for "Generic" Pill  DEA: Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals & 11 Individuals Indicted for "Generic" Pill  Fraud Scheme Fraud Scheme Defendants Allegedly Sold Millions Of Pills Over The Internet SEP 20--ATLANTA SEP 20--ATLANTA  –  Eleven individuals and an Atlanta-based company have been  indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple felony charges relating to a scheme to  sell adulterated and unapproved new drugs over the internet. Four of the  defendants were scheduled to appear at a bond hearing before US Magistrate  Linda Walker at 1:45 p.m.  In a news conference, DEA Special Agent In Charge Sherri Strange said, “One of  the fastest growing drug abuse concerns is prescription drugs. The selling and  purchasing of drugs have been facilitated by the wide use of the internet, the  anonymity it provides, and the ease and relative secrecy of the mail and private  delivery companies. A recent search engine query for ‘prescription drugs for sale  online’ resulted in over 10 million hits. 
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Lecture 8 Objectives: 1. Drug Use: Brain Changes 1. 1. Tolerance Tolerance 1. 1. Dependence Dependence 2. 2. Withdrawal Withdrawal 1. Brain's reward system ( reinforcement reinforcement ) 1. Drug craving craving
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Tolerance Tolerance : : = = diminished diminished response to drug administration response to drug administration after after repeated exposure repeated exposure to that drug.
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course NROSCI 0081 taught by Professor Armandosignore during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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Dependence, withdrawel - Lecture 8 Dependence &...

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