Psychosocial Final

Medications used for alcohol abuse
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*Four sets of risks factors for substance abuse- the more factors that are present, the more likely to abuse drugs:
*Psychological: individuals with certain personality characteristics (typically present before adolescence) including: anger, impulsivity, inattentiveness, and sensation seeking.
*Familal: individuals with distant, hostile, conflicted family relationships, rather than those that grow up in close, nurturing families
*social: individuals with substance abuse problems more likely to have friends who use and tolerate use of drugs
*Contextual: more likely to live in social context that make drug use easier- what doe this mean?