PSYC39 -CHAPTER 16

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  1. drug courts
    recognizing substance abuse as a serious health problem and diverting nonviolent offenders with drug problems into treatment and other community-based programs
  2. psychoactive drugs
    chemical that influences a person's mood, perception, mode of thinking and behaviour
  3. controlled substance
    any psychoactive drug or chemical substance whose availability is restricted, as designated by state or federal law
  4. The Controlled Substances Act (CSA)
    places all substances of potential abuse into one of five schedules based on medical use, potential for abuse, and dependence potential
  5. tolerance
    state of progressively decreased responsiveness to a drug
  6. dependence
    physiological distress and physical pain a person suffers if he/he goes without the drug for any length of time

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PSYC39 -CHAPTER 16
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