substance related disorders

  1. physical dependence
    A cluster of cognitive, behavioral, and physiological symptoms indicating that the individual continues use of the substance despite significant substance-related problems.

    Promoted by the phenomenon of tolerance: the need for increasingly larger or more frequent doses of a substance in order to obtain the desired effects originally produced by a lower dose.
  2. Psychological dependence
    There is an overwhelming desire to repeat the use of a particular drug to produce pleasure or avoid discomfort.
  3. Substance withdrawal
    dvlpt of a substance-specific maladaptive behavioral change, with physiological and cognitive concomitants, that is due to the cessatio of or reduction in, heavy and prolonged substance us.

    Usually associated with dependence
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substance related disorders
substance related disorders