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Unformatted text preview: Contingent Drug Tolerance-Tolerance to the effects of a drug that depends on experiencing those effects Situational Specificity of Drugs Tolerance-Tolerance to the effects of a drug that is dependent on external cues (such as the usual place of administration) Withdrawal Symptoms-The adverse effects of the stopping of taking a drug to which tolerance has built up Drug Dependence-A state in which an individual requires a drug in order to function normally Detoxification-A treatment for drug addiction (especially alcoholism) based on the gradual withdrawal of the drug Mesolimbic Dopamine System (MDS)-A network of dopaminergic neurons extending from the ventral tegmental area to basal forebrain areas, and though to be involved in reinforcement and addiction Nucleus Accumbens- A basal forebrain center involved in reinforcement...
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- Spring '10