Models of Addiction Lecture

Models of Addiction Lecture

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Unformatted text preview: leading to clinically significant impairment or distress as manifested by one (or more) of the following, occurring within a 12- month period: Recurrent substance use resul,ng in a failure to fulfill major role obliga,ons at work, school, or home (such as repeated absences or poor work performance related to substance use; substance- related absences, suspensions, or expulsions from school; or neglect of children or household). Recurrent substance use in situa,ons in which it is physically hazardous (such as driving an automobile or opera,ng a machine when impaired by substance use) Recurrent substance- related legal problems (such as arrests for substance related disorderly conduct) Con,nued substance use despite having persistent or recurrent social or interpersonal problems caused or exacerbated by the effects of the substance (for example, arguments with spouse about consequences of intoxica,on and physical fights). Note: The symptoms for abuse have never met the criteria for dependence for this class of substance. According to the DSM- IV, a person can be abusing a substance or dependent on a substance but not both at the same ,me. Physical Dependence •  refers to a state resul,ng from chronic...
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