Flashcards - Substance Dependence Disorders

Flashcards - Substance Dependence Disorders
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biological approach
Biological psychiatry or biopsychiatry is an approach to psychiatry that aims to understand mental disorder in terms of the biological function of the nervous system
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hallucinogen
A hallucinogen is a psychoactive agent which can cause hallucinations, perceptual anomalies, and other substantial subjective changes in thoughts, emotion, and consciousness
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Amphetamines
Amphetamine is a potent central nervous system stimulant that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder , narcolepsy, and obesity
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Amphetamines
Amphetamine is a potent central nervous system stimulant that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder , narcolepsy, and obesity
hallucinogen
A hallucinogen is a psychoactive agent which can cause hallucinations, perceptual anomalies, and other substantial subjective changes in thoughts, emotion, and consciousness
biological approach
Biological psychiatry or biopsychiatry is an approach to psychiatry that aims to understand mental disorder in terms of the biological function of the nervous system
Substance dependency
Substance dependence also known as drug dependence is an adaptive state that develops from repeated drug administration, and which results in withdrawal upon cessation of drug use
Cannabis use
Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine
substance use disorder
Substance use disorder , also known as drug use disorder, is a condition in which the use of one or more substances leads to a clinically significant impairment or distress
Opioids
Opioids are substances that act on opioid receptors to produce morphine-like effects

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