Test 4 - March 12 - I a b c d e f Substance-related...

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I. Substance-related Disorder a. Substance -any natural or synthesized product that has psychoactive effects (changes perceptions, thoughts, emotions, & behaviors) a.i. 50% of the US population admits to trying an illegal substance in their lives a.i.1. 15% in the last year a.i.2. Diagnostic interview a.i.2.a. Confidential a.i.2.b. People are very afraid to report it a.i.3. Men are more likely than women to have used illegal drugs a.ii. Regular substance use caries by age, group, ethnicity, and cohort a.ii.1. 12-17 years: Native Americans use the most, Asians use the least a.ii.2. 18-25 years: uses substances the most a.ii.2.a. Native Americans and multiracial use the most a.ii.2.a.i. Connection with higher rates of death by suicide?? a.ii.2.a.i.1. Depression? – using alcohol a.ii.2.b. Asians use the least a.ii.3. 26 and older: African Americans and multiracial use the most b. Substance Categories b.i. CNS Depressants b.i.1. Alcohol, benzos, inhalants… b.ii. CNS Stimulants b.ii.1. Cocaine, amphetamines, nicotine, caffeine b.iii. Opioids b.iv. Hallucinogens and phencyclidine b.v. Cannabis b.v.1. marijuana c. Substance Disorders c.i. Substance use is impairing/distressing DSM diagnosis describing the nature of
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  • Spring '12
  • MelissaMitchell
  • physical dependence

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