Substance+Abuse - Substance Use Disorders Substance Use...

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Unformatted text preview: Substance Use Disorders Substance Use Disorders Experimentation with substances is common among teenagers U-M Monitoring the Future Study (MTF: Johnston et al., 2005): 62% of 12th graders and 21% of 8th graders report being drunk at least once 1/3 have used inhalants by 8th grade 27% of 12th graders and 11% of 8th graders smoke nicotine cigarettes >>>>>>>>>>>>> Substance Use Disorders Substance Use Disorders (Feinberg, 2006): Excluding alcohol and marijuana, the most commonly used drugs among 12th graders were prescription meds, including Vicodin, medicinal narcotics, barbituates, tranquilizers, and OxyContin (25% have used 1+) Less than 6% of HS seniors reported trying street drugs like hallucinogens, crack cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine Defining Substance Use Disorders Defining Substance Use Disorders How to distinguish developmentally normal patterns of use (and abuse) from those that have severe short- and long-term consequences?? DSM criteria (based on adult cases): How helpful? > > > > > Substance Dependence Substance Dependence Maladaptive pattern of use; 3+ within past 12 months: * Tolerance *...
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