Psych 179 Lecture wk 3-1

Psych 179 Lecture wk 3-1 - Psych 179 Alcohol Tolerance-...

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Psych 179 Alcohol Tolerance- increasing amounts of drug required to produce same effect. o Same, Drug. Less effect over time. Dispositional (Metabolic) – removal of alcohol from blood stream o 0.01/hr Non-alcoholics o 0.02/hr Alcoholics Pharmcodynamic (Functional) – neroadaptive response. o EX: 0.6 % because of tolerance…because they build the tolerance. Subjective intoxication (Graph in the website) o Acute tolerance o Intoxication parallel which part? Asending only. ( Good Exam questions) o Behavior tolerance- learn how to DUI, but the thing is that the reaction will be slower… as long as you have alcohol in your bloodstream A “Binge” is a pattern of drinking alcohol that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 gm% or above. For the typical adult, this pattern corresponds to consuming 5 or more drinks (Mle), or 4 or more drinks (Females), in about 2 hours. Binge drinking is clearly dangerous for the drinker and for society. o
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Psych 179 Lecture wk 3-1 - Psych 179 Alcohol Tolerance-...

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