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Addictions & the Family
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Date Created: 02/28/16
Addictions and the Family Midterm Multiple Choice covering Chapters 1­5 in Teitelbaum, PowerPoint materials, lectures, and/or  blackboard course work. Key Terms/Topics: 1. Addictive Behavior­ behaviors someone woulf not normally do, but will for addiction— rewarding and reinforcing 2. Addiction­ brain disease­affects physically and mentally—way drugs make you feel  3. Disease­ attacks your body, impairs normal function, affects dopamine, seratonin 4. Drug Trends Today (ch. 1)­ opiates, pain killers, marijuana, alcohol­ most used drugs­  caffeine, food, technology­­­­ Chasing first high, users get younger & younger 5. Medicine­  substance used to remove pain or ailment, to help heal—overuse, addictive,  side effects­­­ in past: hers, marijuana, heroin (openly used to treat pain)—“cure alls”  water in a jar 6. Perceived Pain­ think you’re hurting but not really – happens when you’re addicted— placebo effect­ perceived benefit  7. Tolerance­ more & more to get the same effect 8. Withdrawal­ what body does when no longer gets substance addicted to  9. The effects of social norms on drug use/abuse­ social media, pop culture, peers­ all affect  how acceptable addiction/drugs are­­­ Cocaine in Coke, morphine over the counter,  cocaine in cough meds 10. Types of Families­ nuclear family, blended, extended, blood bonds, legal 11. Family System­subsystems, roles, play different things –whole made up of interacting  parts 12. Functional vs. Dysfunctional Families 13. Family System Roles 14. Genogram Mapping­ traces patterns of addiction in a family 15. ASAM: Uses? American Society Addiction Medicine­ insurance companies require this 16. DSM­V: 11 criteria and mild vs. moderate vs. severe diagnosing Mild: 2­3, Moderate: 4­ 5, Severe 6+more­­­ Be Familiar 17. Treatment options/types­ in­patient, individual & group therapy, support groups, AA  meetings, hospitalization­ have to be careful with treatment meds 18. History of abuse: ancient cultures to present (ch. 3) Egypt­ first pill, first surgery—opium used forver—WWII meth to not feel pain—Civil War amputations—Romans meth to  give bravery 19. War’s effects 20. Adolescents: age ranges, warning signs 8­12—more prevention & 13­17 introduced to  more – adolescents 13­17 have different hormones, lash out & peer pressure  21. Prevention vs. Intervention – prevention­ education & intervention­ stopping while its  happening 22. Mandatory Sentencing and legal issues­ has to be a certain length of time—purpose of  drug court is alternatives (rehab instead of jail)­ bad because doesn’t allow for  individualization  23. 3 methods patients use to obtain prescription medications­ doctor shopping, online  clinicians, 24 hr medical stops or ERs 24. Drug Testing types and uses­ Urinalysis, blood, sweat, saliva, hair folicles 25. Four influences of addiction­ environmental, genetics, sociocultural, psychological


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