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Unformatted text preview: c ts o f a lc o h o l E x p t: ‘think’ they’re drunk B ecam e m o r e a g g r e s s iv e s e x u a l a ro u s a l D e c r e a s e d a n x ie ty in s o c ia l s e ttin g In c re a s e d Alcohol (cont’d) D is r u p ts r e c e n t e x p e r ie n c e s g e ttin g in to lo n g te r m m e m o r y R e d u c e s s e lf a w a re n e s s Psychoactive Drugs S tim u la n t C o c a in e N ic o tin e H a llu c in o g e n LSD M a r iju a n a D e p re s s a n t A lc o h o l H e r o in T r a n q u iliz e r ( o p ia te ) ( b a r b itu a te ) Psychoactive Drugs (cont’d) C h e m ic a ls th a t c h a n g e p e r c e p tio n s & m o o d s C o n tin u e d u s e o f p s y c h o a c tiv e d r u g s p ro d u c e s t o le ra n c e : u s e r re q u ire s la rg e r & la rg e r d o s e to e x p e r ie n c e d r u g e ffe c ts Dependence P s y c h o lo g ic a l D e p e n d e n c e = d ru g becomes important part of user’s life A w a y o f r e lie v in g n e g a tiv e e m o tio n s P h y s ic a l D e p e n d e n c e = b o d y ’ s re s p o n s e to d r u g s is a b s e n t In te n s e P h y s ic a l c r a v in g fo r d r u g p a in if d r u g n o t ta k e n Withdrawal W ith d r a w a l = w h e n a d r u g u s e r s to p s ta k in g a p s y c h o a c tiv e d r u g , th e y m a y e x p e r ie n c e u n d e s ir a b le s id e e ffe c ts Near-Death Experience O fte n s im ila r to d r u g - in d u c e d h a llu c in o g e n ic e x p e rie n c e s In...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course PSYCH 120 taught by Professor Lebrenton during the Spring '10 term at Purdue.

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