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22 terms

CADC

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