Ch 4: Drugs & Addictive Behavior

About This Chapter

Open up these lessons to expand your knowledge of drug and addictive behavior. Run memory drills with vocabulary words, earn higher grades, complete CE credit requirements, or use the chapter to help with addictive behavior homework assignments.

Drugs & Addictive Behavior - Chapter Summary

Human behavior is a multi-faceted concept, and it can be affected by both internal and external factors. In these lessons, you'll learn about the aspects of addictive behavior, especially addiction in association with drug use. Our instructors have years of experience in health-related fields, and they routinely review the most current research to create study materials for our site. Additionally, since our instructors possess such extensive knowledge, you can rest easy knowing that every lesson will contain all the essential information, including definitions, explanation of major concepts, terminology, and more. At the end of this chapter, you should be ready to do the following:

  • Describe the warning signs of addiction and types of behaviors
  • Identify the effects and classifications of different drugs
  • Analyze the physical consequences of drug abuse and related treatments

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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