PSY 460 Final Study Guide
FINAL EXAM: Thursday May 7th at 7pm in Chafee 277
Stages of change
Treatment plans and their importance
Cognitive-Social learning Model
The Substance Troubled Person
February 16, 2012
Screening and Spotting a Problem Drinker
Types of Alcohol
Isopropyl Alcohol- The alcohol a nurse rubs on
the skin as a dis
There are 250,000 350,000 species of owering
We have tested most of them
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Drug Class: Hallucinogens
LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)
The Chemical Structures of Hallucinogens Closely Resemble the
Exam Date: May 3rd 3:00pm-6:00pm Chaffee 244
Final Exam Study Guide:
Exam will consist of multiple choice and fill in the blank and open ended questions.
Total Questions= 35 Questions
Most commonly abused prescription drugs
Factors that influence
Drug Class: S5mulant
Low to Moderate Doses= Increased alertness,
ability to concentrate, and even euphoria
High Doses= Nervousness and agita5on
Historically caeine was found
The Central Nervous
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CNS controls Basic Functions that
Circulatory System (heart and blood vessels)
Respiratory System (breathin
Habits, Abuse, and Addic/on
Models of Addic,on
What is a habit?
an acquired behavior pa?ern regularly
followed un,l it has become almost
involuntary: the habit of looking both ways
before crossing the stre
Increases attention, concentration, and
Calming/ Anti-anxiety effects.
Dangerous overdose is rare, but
Tremors and convulsions that could
paralyze muscles needed to breathe.
What is a drug?
And why do people use them?
What is a drug?
S Hippocrates and Galen fathers of modern medicine over a
S A substance that instead of being overcome by the body (and
assimilated in nutrition) is instead capable of overcoming
How many people are in Tx?
According to the 2010 National Survey on Drug
Use and Health:
2.6 Million people aged 12 or older received
specialty substance use treatment.
958,000 received treatment for alcohol use only,
Drug Class: S"mulants
Amphetamine (Adderall, Dexedrine)
The Buzz: S"mula"on
Sense of energy
PSY 460 STUDY GUIDE
-the process of motivating a person to actively engage in treatment or less intensive
methods of reducing the harm caused by AOD.
-less intensive methods that can range from a school-based educational program for