Substance use Disorders Guest Lecture

There is a persistent desire or unsuccessful eorts to

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Unformatted text preview: and 7 from substance dependence were merged into Substance Use Disorder. ▫  Legal problems criteria dropped ▫  Drug craving added •  Added severity specifier ▫  Mild: 2- 3 symptoms ▫  Moderate: 4- 5 symptoms ▫  Severe: 6 or more symptoms •  Unfortunately DSM- 5 just came out so all the data I will show you is with DSM- IV AddicIon in DSM- 5 ▫  substance is o`en taken in larger amounts or over a longer period than was intended. ▫  There is a persistent desire or unsuccessful efforts to cut down or control substance use. ▫  A great deal of Ime is spent in acIviIes necessary to obtain substance, use substance, or recover from its effects. ▫  Craving, or a strong desire or urge to use substance. ▫  Recurrent substance use resulIng in a failure to fulfill major role obligaIons at work, school, or home. ▫  ConInued substance use despite having persistent or recurrent social or interpersonal problems caused or exacerbated by the effects of substance. ▫  Important social, occupaIonal, or recreaIonal acIviIes are given up or...
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