Lecture 12

Lecture 12 - Drug lecture part 2 & Film: Secret Life of...

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Announcements: Final review session: Tuesday 4:30-6:00pm in center hall Room 119 Office hours during finals week: o Aimee: Thursday 1-3pm in McGill Hall Basement 144B o Margaret: Wednesday 1-3pm o Mike: Monday 2:30-4:30pm Read this in the book for the final: o Ch 15. 3 figures Drug Lecture part 2: Physical dependence and Withdrawal Syndrome Withdrawal syndrome: due to physical dependence Physical dependence: withdrawal occurs upon cessation of the drug Opiates o Withdrawal: marked physiological disturbance that occurs upon cessation of the drug; opposite of drug effects Physical dependence theory o Take drugs to avoid unpleasant consequences of withdrawal: Physical dependence theory of addiction Take drag nasty withdrawal goes away So by this theory, if you treat withdrawal or wait for it to go away, you treat addiction. Note: addiction causes relapse. It’s not just like you can get through withdrawal and get
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 2 taught by Professor Wilson during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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Lecture 12 - Drug lecture part 2 & Film: Secret Life of...

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