Lecture 8

Lecture 8 - Bill Moyer’s Addiction The Problem Was…...

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Lecture 8 – Wrap-UP Sedative Hypnotics
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Key Concepts The Problem Was…(Moyer’s film clip) Case Presentation – 2 should be able to answer the questions raised by this case presentation. Film Clip – The Mind – Brain Mechanisms of Pleasure and Addiction (this clip is available on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de_b7k9kQ p0
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Student Research Assistants We are looking for student research assistants to help out with several studies (clinical research): ***data coding and entry at the clinic (need someone now, asap to help construct Addictions Unit database) transcribing audiotapes from focus groups and chart reviews for a community-based project (fluent in French ) Bring in a brief letter of interest along with CV and contact information. My CRC will set up interviews to select a few students for the positions.
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Unformatted text preview: Bill Moyer’s Addiction The Problem Was… Case Presentation - 2 What features of addiction are particularly evident in this case? What other features of the clinical picture are notable? What withdrawal symptoms does she exhibit? What are the possible effects of combining multiple benzodiazepines? Why are alcohol and benzodiazepines often used together? 4 - Withdrawal Sedative/Hypnotic and Anxiolytic Withdrawal Two (or more) of the following developing after cessation of alcohol use that has been heavy and prolonged autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., sweating, pulse rate >100), increased hand tremor psychomotor agitation and/or anxiety insomnia nausea or vomiting transient visual, tactile, or auditory hallucinations or illusions grand mal seizures...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course PSYT 301 taught by Professor Kathryngill during the Winter '11 term at McGill.

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Lecture 8 - Bill Moyer’s Addiction The Problem Was…...

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