Lecture 11 Substance Abuse 1

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Substance Abuse Part 1
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DSM-IV Substance Abuse Disorders Dependence Abuse Intoxication Withdrawal
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Features of Dependence Tolerance Withdrawal Difficulties controlling intake Use of large amounts over time
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Features of Dependence Unusual efforts to obtain substance Reduced involvement in activities that do not involve the substance Substance abuse despite knowledge of associated risks
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Features of Substance Abuse Use of substance results in functioning difficulties in central domains of living (e.g., work, school, home). Use of substance in hazardous situations (e.g., driving under the influence).
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Features of Substance Abuse Use of substance results in difficulties with the law. Use of substance although it leads to recurrent social or interpersonal difficulties.
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Reversible substance specific syndrome that is maladaptive and leads to some form of impairment. Discontinues after the
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2009 for the course PSYC 360 taught by Professor Borders during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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