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Recreational Drug Use Unit 1 Case Study.pptx

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Unformatted text preview: RECREATIONAL DRUG USE TEENAGER/ UNEMPLOYED/ ENGAGED IN SPRING & FALL SPORTS SCENARIO • During a free period, joe like suggests that marry go off in the woods behind school to get high. You really like this person and don't want to embarrass yourself. But marry also don’t want to get high. But the Past few week marry have been overwhelm with school and the separated of your parent you decided first time. Then later marry find that is solve to not feel anything . You find madly in love with this guy and with the drugs. WHAT IS RECREATIONAL DRUG? • Recreational drug use is the use of a psychoactive drug to induce an altered state of consciousness for pleasure, by modifying the perceptions, feelings, and emotions of the user. This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-NC-S Addiction: Addiction: compulsive compulsive nature nature of of the the drug drug use despite physical or psychological use despite physical or psychological harm harm to to the the user user and and society society and and includes includes both both licit licit and and illicit illicit drugs. drugs. DRUG ADDICTION AND DRUG ABUSE AND MISUSE Substance Substance abuse: abuse: this this including including alcohol alcohol and and inhalants. Its frequently used broad range inhalants. Its frequently used broad range of of substance substance that that can can fit fit the the addictive addictive profile. profile. Misuse: Misuse: is is when when a a prescription prescription drug drug is is used used for for a a purpose purpose other other than than its its intended intended purpose. purpose. THE MOTIVATIONS • Teenager and athletes take drugs for many reasons like they take stimulant to keep alert or cocaine for the feeling of excitement it produces. • As for athletes many take anabolic steroids to increase muscle mass. - Peer pressure - Relief of stress - Increased energy - To relax, relieve pain, or escape reality - To feel more self esteem and for recreation WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS • Physical and mental symptoms that occur after stopping or reducing intake of a drug. • Symptoms may include anxiety, fatigue, sweating, vomiting, depression, seizures and hallucinations. ...
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