2154 Ch 14 - SOWK2154 ShariE.Miller,PhD SubstanceUse,Abuse Dependence Chapter14 Definitions:AlcoholandOtherDrug Abuse Alcohol containingalcohol

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The Profession of Social Work SOWK 2154 Shari E. Miller, PhD Substance Use, Abuse,  Dependence Chapter 14
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Definitions: Alcohol and Other Drug  Abuse Alcohol Any type of fermented or distilled liquor  containing alcohol Drug Wide range of materials that alter mood or  consciousness when ingested Substance Commonly used to refer to mind-altering  drugs, including alcohol
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Definitions: Alcohol and Other Drug  Abuse Substance dependence Cognitive, behavioral, and physiological symptoms  that result from continued use of substance despite  significant resulting problems Occurs when 3 or more of these happen in 1 yr Tolerance increases Withdrawal Increasing consumption Ongoing desire to control or failed attempts to decrease or  control sub use Spends increasing sums of money/time to get/use sub Avoids activities due to sub use Continues using despite difficulties
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Definitions: Alcohol and Other Drug  Abuse Substance abuse Maladaptive pattern of substance use manifested by  recurrent and significant adverse consequences  related to repeated use of substances SA occurs when 1 or more of following happen in 1 yr Repeated work, education, social failure due to sub use Repeated use at times when could cause physical harm Repeated use resulting in legal problems Continued use despite interpersonal problems Involves people never diagnosed with substance  dependence (dependence more problematic)
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Abuse Intoxication Development of series of symptoms (psychological or  behavioral changes) related to intake of substance  and influence on central nervous system Alcoholism Chronic disorder characterized by repeated excessive  use of alcohol and decreased ability to function 
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2154 Ch 14 - SOWK2154 ShariE.Miller,PhD SubstanceUse,Abuse Dependence Chapter14 Definitions:AlcoholandOtherDrug Abuse Alcohol containingalcohol

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