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Substance abuse exam
a chronic disorder of genetic, biological/pharmological and social factors
tolerance and withdrawal with a wide range of social, legal, psych, and medical problems.
when certain drugs are taken repeteadly and person no longer feels effect,,needs more.
loss of control or loss of choice
continued use despite of adverse consequences
occurs daily dysphoria
blinded to risks and consequences of using
socially accepted or medically sanctioned manner to modify control or state of mind
taking drug/alcohol in damaging quantities other than rx or use of illegal drug
the continued use of drug/alcohol in spite of neg consequences
addictions are the result of human weakness and are defects of character.
addiction is an illness and comes about as a result of the impairment of healthy neruro or behav process
predisposition to certain behaviors
elements of all other models in developing a therapeutic approach to dependency
not yet acknowledging that there is a problem that needs to be changed
Acknowledging that there is a problem but not ready or sure to make change
Getting ready to change
maintaining behavior change or relapse
cocaine, crackcoc, amphetamines, methamphetamine, nicotine caffeine
opium, morphine, heroin, codeine fentanyl oxycontin, destromethorphin, methadone, burpren,naloxone