Test 4 - March 14

Test 4 - March 14 - I. Substance-related Disorder a. CNS...

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I. Substance-related Disorder a. CNS depressants a.i. Alcohol, benzos, barbiturates, inhalants a.i.1. Slow the activity of the CNS a.i.1.a. Sedative and anxiolytic effects a.i.1.b. Increases activity of GAMA (inhibitor) a.i.1.c. Impacts serotonin level impacts overall mood a.i.2. Pleasure pathway a.i.2.a. Ruled by dopamine a.i.2.a.i. Impact pleasure, serotonin, GABA a.ii. Alcohol a.ii.1. Effects on the brain and body a.ii.1.a. Low doses a.ii.1.a.i. More self-confident a.ii.1.a.ii. More relaxed a.ii.1.a.iii. Slightly euphoric a.ii.1.a.iv. Less inhibited a.ii.1.b. High doses a.ii.1.b.i. Fatigue and lethargy a.ii.1.b.ii. Decreased motivation a.ii.1.b.iii. Sleep disturbances a.ii.1.b.iv. Depressed mood a.ii.2. Problematic alcohol use a.ii.2.a. Drink a large amount daily a.ii.2.b. Abstain and binge drinking a.ii.2.b.i. Binge drinking = 5+ drinks within several hours a.ii.3. Alcohol Withdrawal: 3 Stages a.ii.3.a. Stage 1 (within a few hours) a.ii.3.a.i. Tremulousness a.ii.3.a.ii. Weakness
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