PSYC2004Spr10lec13TuesPost

PSYC2004Spr10lec13TuesPost - I. Drugs, cont. A. Ecstasy,...

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Unformatted text preview: I. Drugs, cont. A. Ecstasy, Hydrocodone B. Tolerance and Withdrawal I. Memory: What It Is A. 3 Steps Encoding, Storage, Retrieval B. Stage Model of Memory I. Memory Is Fragile II. THANKS!! Please RATE ME, and Enjoy Dr. Geller drug tolerance smaller effects if taken repeatedly withdrawal-- when drug use is stopped, cravings and unwanted symptoms occur that are generally opposite in direction to the initial effects (e.g. tired without caffeine, pain without hydrocodone) How Does Tolerance/Withdrawal Occur? Many ways. In chronic methamphetamine users, neuron endings (synaptic terminals) storing and releasing dopamine are actually destroyed. This makes future effects of the drug less potent, and the dopamine system less efficient. www.nida.nih.gov/Testimony/Methslide3.jpg Final note: Instead of or in addition to physical/bodily dependence, there is often psychological addiction with drugs. These come from habits and learned associations: e.g. -being w/ friends who do drug x-smoking and drinking -brewing coffee, meeting friends at a coffeehouse Memory: A Process Involving 3 Steps Encoding : when information is first learned, organizing it...
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PSYC2004Spr10lec13TuesPost - I. Drugs, cont. A. Ecstasy,...

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