pharm ch 17.1

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pharm ch 17.1
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  1. urinary incontinence
    enuresis
  2. the use of a drug or substance in a way that it is not intended to be used or the use of a drug that is not legally approved for human administration
    illicit drug use
  3. a syndrome of amnesia with confabulation (making up of stories) associated with chronic alcohol abuse; it often occurs together with wernike's encephalopathy
    korsakoff's psychosis
  4. urination, the desire to urinate, or the frequency of urination
    micturition
  5. a sleep disorder characterized by sleeping during the day, disrupted nighttime sleep, cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and hallucinations
    narcolepsy
  6. drug properties that affect mood, behavior, cognitive processes, and mental status
    psychoactive properties
  7. a condition characterized by strong desires to obtain and use a substance
    psychological dependence
  8. a neurologic disorder characterized by apathy, drowsiness, ataxia, nystagmus, and ophthalmoplegia; it is caused by thiamine (vitamine B1) deficiency secondary to chronic alcohol abuse
    wernicke's encephalopathy

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