M&E Week 1, Lecture 1
M&E Week 1, Lecture 1 01:830:364
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Date Created: 09/10/16
9/9/2016 Lecture 1: Addiction Addiction We all know what it is…but maybe not Even the pros seems confused DSM use of the term has been revised repeatedly Characteristics of Addictive Behavior Responding is Excessive Responding is Poorly Controlled o Addict not in control of their actions o User vs. Abuser o Triggers Responding persists despite negative consequences o Still do it regardless of anything wrong o Can’t quit Addictive Behaviors Drug Addiction Behavioral Addictions o Internet, gaming, cell phone, FB, porn, gambling, shopping, sex, food, sports betting, hoarding, washing, texting, etc. o Neurobiological entry points are largely unknown o Animal models difficult to develop Why Focus on Drug Addiction? Addiction is everywhere: not only in cities, also in countryside, farms, etc. Addiction in young people today is at an all-time high Over 150 drug OD related deaths per day NJ is the epicenter of heroin OD in US. Leads in: o Prescription Opiates and Heroin o Treatment Admissions: 184,038 patients since 2010 o OD deaths: 781 in 2014; fourth straight year of increase o Treatment Facilities death rate exceeds beds available per 100,000 ppl o Highest in Cape May, Glouster, and Camden Counties Heroin Death Rates USA: 2.6 NJ: 8.3 Cape May: 17.8 Glouster: 17.2 Camden Counties: 20.3 Heroin Deaths Grab the Headlines Addiction crisis in US and NJ extends beyond heroin and opiates Alcohol, blackout binge drinking, club drugs, designer drugs, exotic cocktail mixture
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