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Unformatted text preview: 1-14-08DSM-IVDiagnosis based on a cluster of symptoms (aids in communication)Substance related disordersAddiction overwhelming involvement with using a drug, getting an adequate supply of it, and having a strong tendency to resume use of it after stopping for a periodPsychological dependence the emotional state of craving a drug either for its positive effect or to avoid negative effects associated with its abuseCraving a strong or intense desire to use a drugTolerance increased amounts of a drug needed to achieve intoxication, or a diminished drug effect with continued use of the same amount of a drugWithdrawal a definable illness that occurs with a cessation or decrease in use of a drugSyndrome a number of symptoms that occur together and characterize a specific illness/diseaseChapter 2: History of Drug UseAlcohol accidental fermentationFermentation combustive process in which yeast interacts with sugars in plants to produce an enzyme that converts the sugar into alcohol6400 BC beer and huckleberry wine300-400 BC grape wineNoahs drunkenness cited in the Book of Genesis in the bibleOpium...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course PSY 459 taught by Professor Marcizinski during the Spring '08 term at Kentucky.
- Spring '08