pharm ch 17

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pharm ch 17
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  1. strong psychological or physical dependence on a drug or other psychoactive substance
    addiction
  2. a drug that stimulates the central nervous system
    amphetamine
  3. a process of eliminating a toxic substance from the body; a medically supervised program for alcohol or opioid addiction
    detoxification
  4. development of tolerance to a substance following prolonged medical use but without psychological or physical dependence
    habituation
  5. stimulation, excitement, or stupefaction produced by a chemical substance
    intoxication
  6. synthetic pain relieving substances that were originally derived from the opium poppy.  naturally occurring opium derivatives are called opiates.
    opioid analgesics
  7. a condition characterized by physiologic reliance on a substance, usually indicated by tolerance to the effects of the substance and development of withdraw symptoms when use of the substance is terminated.
    physical dependence
  8. increasingly popular all night parties that typically involve dancing drinking and the use of illicit drugs
    raves
  9. pills that are classified as benzodiazepines.  they have recently gained popularity as a recreational drug; chemically known as flunitrazepam
    roofies
  10. the use of a mood or behavior altering substance in a maladaptive manner that often compromises health safety and social and occupational functioning and causes legal problems.
    substance abuse
  11. a substance specific mental disorder that follows the cessation or reduction in use of a psychoactive substance that has been taken regularly to induce a state of intoxication.
    withdrawal

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