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Psychoactive drug use and abuse

C. Fazey

Psychoactive drug use and abuse

a guide to sources of information for social scientists

by C. Fazey

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Published by Preston Polytechnic in Preston, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Information services.,
  • Drug abuse -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCindy Fazey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5801 .F39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p. ;
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3133030M
    LC Control Number82460030

    He was also a heavy user of other psychoactive drugs including potassium bromide, a mysterious ‘Javanese narcotic’, and most unremittingly, chloral hydrate, a known hallucinogen. This narcotic aspect of Nietzsche’s life is neglected; it is the aim of this text to reveal the extent of his drug use and its effects, including a report of one. Psychoactive drugs are substances that can change the consciousness, mood, and thoughts of those who take them. They include legal drugs, such as tobacco and alcohol; as well as illicit drugs, such as cannabis, amphetamines, ecstasy, cocaine, and heroin. Overall, the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other controlled drugs is growing rapidly and.

    Book Reviews Psychoactive drug abuse in Hong Kong: Life satisfaction and drug use by Yuet Wah Cheung and Nicole Wai-ting Cheung, Singapore, Springer, , ix + pp., EUR (eBook), ISBN Author: Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Carl Abelardo T. Antonio. Drug abuse among the students. Numerous research studies show that the abusive use of psychoactive stimulant drugs has also been increasing among .

      Psychoactive drugs create negative effects not so much through their initial use but through the continued use, accompanied by increasing doses, that ultimately may lead to drug abuse. The problem is that many drugs create tolerance: an increase in the dose required to produce the same effect, which makes it necessary for the user to increase Author: Charles Stangor, Jennifer Walinga. psychoactive drugs influence to produce changes in the central nervous system and thus create the euphoria that makes drug use pleasurable and/or allows the user to escape from reality, Size: 1MB.


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Psychoactive drug use and abuse by C. Fazey Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book on young psychoactive drug abusers, together with his previous book on chronic drug abusers, document and compare the changes in the drug abuse pattern in Hong Kong over two generations of drug by: 2.

This book on young psychoactive drug abusers, together with his previous book on chronic drug abusers, document and compare the changes in the drug abuse pattern in Hong Kong over two generations of drug abusers.

Substance Abuse Disorders. The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is used by clinicians to diagnose individuals suffering from various psychological disorders.

Drug use disorders are addictive disorders, and the criteria for specific substance (drug) use disorders are described in DSM CLASSIFICATION OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS Psychoactive drugs include those substances that affect the central nervous system. This book classifies drugs according to their effects: stimulants (uppers), depressants (downers), and psychedelics (all arounders).

Other groups of drugs include inhalants, sports drugs (e.g., anabolic steroids), and psychiatricFile Size: KB. Additional survey chapters discuss general and historical information on illegal drug use, the effect of drugs on the brain, the war on drugs, drugs in the workplace, the economy and culture of illegal drugs, and information on thirty-three psychoactive drugs that are legal in the United States, from caffeine, alcohol and tobacco to betel nuts and kava by: This book studies young people’s use of psychoactive drugs and its social and psychological correlates in Hong Kong.

Specifically, it focuses on how life satisfaction may affect drug use among a. DRUG USE AND ABUSE takes an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current drug issues. It weaves psychological, historical, cultural, social, biological, and medical perspectives Uppers, Downers, All Arounders, 7th Edition - Instructors Manual abstinence, experimentation, social/recreational use, habituation, abuse, and addiction - depends on the amount, frequency, and duration of use as well as a person’s Because the craving to use a psychoactive drug almost always resides in the old brain, the desire for the File Size: KB.

Harms. Participants were asked to rate the harms associated with each drug on the basis of seven risk factors; Short-term physical risk: Participants were asked to think about how much short-term physical risk they thought was associated with taking a single dose of a drug.

They were instructed that a ‘single dose’ meant one bottle of beer, one ecstasy tablet or one line of by: Terms in this set () Compulsive behaviors (e.g., binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, compulsive gambling, sexual compulsion, and Internet addiction) affect many of the same areas of the brain that are influenced by psychoactive drugs.

Get this from a library. Psychoactive drug use in Hong Kong: life satisfaction and drug use. [Yuet-wah Cheung; Nicole Wai-ting Cheung] -- This book studies young people's use of psychoactive drugs and its social and psychological correlates in Hong Kong. Specifically, it focuses on how life satisfaction may affect drug use among a.

Summary of current knowledge of the biological basis of substance use behaviours, including their relationship with environmental factors. The report focuses on a wide range of psychoactive substances, including tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs. ( views) My Choice to Abuse Drugs.

Neuroscience of psychoactive substance use and dependenceis written for individuals with more than a basic knowledge of the field, including scientists from a variety of disciplines.

The book should be of interest to health care workers, clinicians, social workers, university students, science teachers and policy makers. ISBN 92 4 8. The dependence syndrome may be present for a specific substance (e.g., tobacco or diazepam), for a class of substances (e.g., opiate and opioid drugs); or for a wider range of different substances (as for those individuals who feel a sense of compulsion regularly to use whatever drugs are available and who show distress, agitation, and/or physical signs of a withdrawal state upon abstinence).Author: Carolyn E.

Fulco, Catharyn T. Liverman, Laurence E. Earley. drug addiction and drug abuse, chronic or habitual use of any chemical substance to alter states of body or mind for other than medically warranted purposes.

Traditional definitions of addiction, with their criteria of physical dependence and withdrawal (and often an underlying tenor of depravity and sin) have been modified with increased. General Textbooks.

General textbooks in drugs and behavior provide a comprehensive survey of all forms of psychoactive drug use and abuse, incorporating a relatively balanced combination of historical, pharmacological, sociocultural, and psychological perspectives.

History of Psychoactive Drug Use Anthropological evidence and personal accounts indicate that humans have been using psychoactive substances for many millennia. This is a partial list of just a few of the most ancient users of psychoactive substances (Sullivan and Hagen, ). This report describes the current understanding of the neuroscience of psychoactive substance use and dependence.

1 Neuroscience is concerned with all of the functions of the nervous system, particularly the active substances have the ability to change consciousness, mood, and thoughts. This book also covers individual classes of novel psychoactive substances that have recently emerged onto the recreational drug scene and provides an overview of the pharmacology of the substance followed by a discussion of the acute and chronic harm or toxicity associated with the substance.

Background In order to develop informed approaches to prevention and treatment of illicit psychoactive substance use, abuse, and dependence, we need to understand the sources of individual differences in risk. Methods In personal interviews with male-male twin pairs ( monozygotic and dizygotic) ascertained from a population-based registry, we assessed lifetime use, heavy use, Cited by:.

Million Drugs, Society, and Families - Limited space in treatment facilities -Drug abuse takes a toll not only on individuals but families as well Children born to women who use drugs have long-term health problems Sometimes creates a vicious ongoing drug cycle Hallucinogens.This book studies young people’s use of psychoactive drugs and its social and psychological correlates in Hong Kong.

Specifically, it focuses on how life satisfaction may affect drug use among a sample of psychoactive drug users in Hong Kong.Since "abuse" clearly connotes something negative or bad, to employ the term is to discredit and stigmatize drug use rather than to understand or describe it.

Those who use the term declare that nonmedical drug use is invariably harmful, without first investigating whether it is in fact so or what constitutes harm in the first place.