Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse - Substance Abuse Monday, April 21, 2008...

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Substance Abuse Monday, April 21, 2008 5:03 PM Opioid Intoxication, cont'd Physical o Pupil constriction o Drowsiness o Slurred sppech Opioid Withdrawal Three of the following developing within three days of cessation or antagonist therapy (????) o Dysphoric mood o Nausea or vomiting o Muscle aches o Lacrimation or rhinorhhea (watery eyes, runny nose) o Pupillary dilation, piloerection (hair stands up on arms etc) , sweating o Diarrhea o Yawning o Fever o Insomnia Flu-like symptoms
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Stimulants Amphetamines (Dexedrine, Ritalin) Cocaine Ecstasy (MDMA) Caffeine Nicotine Caffeine Intoxication Consumption of more than 250 mg of caffeine o More than 2-3 cups of crewed coffee At least five of the following o Restlessness o Nervousness o Excitement o Insomnia
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o Flushed face o Diuresis (excessive urination) o Gastrointestinal disturbance o Muscle twitching o Rambling flow of thought and speech o Tachycardia or cardiac arrhythmia o Periods of inexhaustibility o Psychomotor agitation Cause significant distress or impairment No formal withdrawal syndrome o Headaches irritability, tachycardia, nausea Nicotine 25% of Americans smoke tobacco o More people who smoke become dependent than those who drink alcohol
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PSYC 245 taught by Professor Snyder during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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