rpl 342 final

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  1. a person qualifies for substance dependence when he or she has 3 of the 7:
    • -preoccupation with the drug
    • -unintentional overuse
    • -tolerance
    • -withdrawal 
    • -persistent desire or efforts to control drug use
    • -the abandonment of important social, occupational, or recreation activities for the sake of drug use
    • -continued drug used despite serious drug related problems.
  2. a person qualifies for substance abuse if they have one of the following
    • - recurrent drug related failure to fulfill major role obligations (absent from work or school)
    • -recurrent drug use in physically dangerous situations
    • -drug-related legal problems 
    • -continued drug use despite social or interpersonal problems
  3. gender and alcohol dependence
    men are more involved than women
  4. Treatment of alcohol dependence- Detoxification
    detoxification is getting the alcohol out of a person system and seeing them through the withdrawl symptoms. Detox is usually in the hospital. the patient is usually given a tranquilizer for about a week to prevent seizures from going cold turkey
  5. multimodal treatments
    addressing physical psychological and social problems simultaneously. - usually all alcoholism treatments
  6. AA and other self help groups
    • -one part of most successful rehabilitation programs is a support groups
    • -ex-patients may atteed 1 or more meeting a week for 3-6 months or forever
    • -reminds people that they dont have to battle alone
    • -AA functions on two tenets
    • --once an alcoholic always an alcoholic and an alcoholic can never go back to normal drinking
    • - AA sees alcoholism as a lifelong problem- to combat must stop drinking
  7. AA foster what type of system. a ___system
    • -sponsor
    • -new member are assigned a sponsor fom among the regular members
    • -if the new member wants to drink they can call the sponsor to help them get through it
    • -help them begin 12 step prgram
  8. success rate for AA good or bad
    • bad less than 10% people who attend an AA meeting cointune in treatment
    • -but for those who stay with AA it does seam to work.
  9. relapse prevention
    most people slip up at some point in the future the goal is to lessen the likelihood of such slip ups
  10. delirium tremors
    shakes and convulsions due to brain getting irrigular firings/seziures from hangover
  11. naloxone
    sight blocker- used usually to treat weaning off opids and narcotics
  12. Hallucinogens Background features
     Classification based primarily on sensory distortion characteristics All are schedule 1 drugs (except PCP II) Older substances found in roots and plants Synthetic hallucinogens discovered in 1960s Use of hallucinogens has decreased steadily from 1970s Use of hallucinogens has decreased steadily from 1970s Predominately a teen and young adult drugo (developed for anesthesia)
  13. treatment process 
    1- evaluation
    1. Evaluation- Chemical, physical, psychological
  14. treatment process 
    2. detoification
    2. Detoxification- 3-7 days, medical management- medically take you off your drug as safely as possible
  15. treatment process
    3. chemical substitution
    drugs that manage your withdrawl pumped full of viatamins (lots of fruit) manage bodily issues with other drugs
  16. treatment process
    4. group therapy
    -insight coping
    - helping you understand your addiction and giving you ways to cope
  17. treatment process
    5. psycho-education
    • reacreation therapy, nursing, dietary, social work, insight/coping skills
    • -give them new skills and retrain them
    • -change your diet get more exercise
  18. 6. support groups
    - AA, MA, etc. group by recovering people for recovering people
  19. 7. Aversion therapy
    • how can we make the return to drug abuse not appealing
    • -show physical effects of long term drug abuse
    • - antabuse- if you come in cotact with alcohol it makes you so dealdy sick
  20. treatment process
    8.relapse prevention plan
    • - don't see relapse as failure
    • -not treating for a cure treating for recover- how to continue recover process
  21. Relapse Planning 
    • 1.accepting relapse as part of the process
    • -75% relapse rate
    • -plan to succeed vs planning to fail
  22. relapse Planning
    • 2. recognize triggers & signs
    • -persons 
    • -thoughts
    • -behaviors
  23. relapse planning
    • creating a plan
    • -people
    • -resources
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rpl 342 final
2014-12-09 05:02:57
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