Drug and Alcohol Abuse lesson 1

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse
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Drug: Substance other than food Alters structure or function Affects living organisms By its chemical nature
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Illicit Drug A drug Illegal to possess or use Usually excludes Tobacco or Ethanol May be a household substance that is legal until used for other purposes
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Deviant Drug Use Drug use Not common in the community Disapproved by the majority Generally incurs punishment
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Drug Misuse Involves drugs prescribed by a professional Used in a manner different than prescribed Too much Wrong purpose Applies to household products as well
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Drug Abuse Consistent use In amounts or situations that cause problems Problems: Social Physical Psychological Occupational
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Addiction Term best avoided Implies dependence
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Dependence Occurs after frequent or consistent use Becomes difficult to do without it Physical Dependence: Acute physical withdrawal signs and symptoms Psychological Dependence: Withdrawal causes acute emotional symptoms
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