Long term consequences of alcohol abuse?
Interfere with job performance
Problems with legal authorities
Biological symptoms of alcohol abuse?
Cirrhosis of the liver
Various forms of cancer
Short term effects of nicotine?
Increases in heart rate/blood pressure
Stimulates release of norepinephrine producing CNS arousal
Release of dopamine in the mesolimbic dopamine pathway
Mesolimbic dopamine pathway?
Reward system of brain
Physiological long term consequences of nicotine?
Most important long term consequence of nicotine?
Produce their effects by stimulating the actions of certain neurotransmitters
Short term consequences of amphetamine and cocaine?
Long term consequences of amphetamine and cocaine?
Onset of psychosis
Disruption of social roles
Drugs that have properties similar to those of opium
Short term consequences of opiates?
Long term consequences of opiates?
Neglection of housing, nutrition, & health care