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3. All drugs are not medicines because not all drugs are used to cure, prevent, of treat illness or discomfort. In fact, some drugs possess mind-altering effects that have no medical purpose such as drugs of abuse, which alters the manner in which the brain functions in means that are not healthy. For example, a person may partake of drugs of abuse to change how he or she feels or how he or she senses the world. However, these drugs that dramatically change your mood can be very dangerous. Over time, any drug that affects the brain can lead to changes in its structure and function. This can lead to permanent changes in behavior and serious long-term health problem.
4. Three key characteristics of good medicine are effectiveness, safety, and minor side effects.
5. All medicines and drugs come from laboratories and natural resources, such as plants, animals, and fungi.
6.c. relieve pain
7. Drugs can enter the body through implanted pumps, inhalation, injection, transdermal patches, ingestion, and topical application.
8. Some drugs are called drugs of abuse because these drugs possess mind-alternating effects that have no medical purpose, which can lead to changes in the brain’s structure and function. This
a.Physical dependence and withdrawal correspond with each other as withdrawal is the uncomfortable physical and psychological symptoms produced when a physically dependent drug user, or a person who possesses physical dependence, stops using drugs.
b.The term drug and the term medicine both describe types of drugs. However, these types of drugs are very different. For example, the term drug is any substance that causes a change in a person’s physical or psychological state, whereas the term medicine is any drug used to cure, prevent, or treat illness or discomfort.
c. Drug tolerance and addiction correspond with each other as drug tolerance, a condition in which a user needs more of a drug to feel the same effect felt when first using the drug, is one of the first steps that lead to addiction, a condition in which a person can no longer control his or her drug use.
c. Generic medicine
d. Side effect
Health - Anonymous, Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 12:36am
Oh. I apologize. It appears I have forgotten to type the questions for these answers.
Health - Anonymous, Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 12:47am
1. Alcohol abuse is the concept of drinking too much alcohol, drinking it too often, or drinking it at inappropriate times.
2. The terms enabling and codependency are very similar as enabling is to help an addict avoid the negative consequences of his or her behavior, and codependency is a condition in which a family member of friend sacrifices his or her own needs to meet the needs of an addict.
3. The term fetal alcohol syndrome is the term for “the physical and mental defects that affect a fetus that has been exposed to alcohol because of the mother’s consumption of alcohol during pregnancy.”
4. Alcohol abuse is the concept of drinking too much alcohol, drinking it too often, or drinking it at inappropriate times, whereas alcoholism is a disease that causes a person to lose control of his or her drinking behavior; a physical and emotional addiction to alcohol.
5. Alcoholism begins with experimentation, such as problem drinking, which gradually leads to alcohol abuse. As alcohol abuse continues, the person becomes tolerance to alcohol, or develops tolerance after repeated drinking when the user find that it take more alcohol to feel the same effect felt when first drinking alcohol. Over the course of time, the drinker’s body begins to need alcohol to function normally. This condition is called physical dependence. Then, eventually, the drinker is addicted to alcohol, or develops alcoholism.
6. Six warning signs of alcoholism include feelings of depression, being defensive about drinking, drinking alone, drinking more for the same high, experiencing memory lapses as a result of drinking alcohol; and drinking to handle, or manage, anger, frustration, and disappointment.
7. Families are affected immensely by alcoholism. In fact, the first effect is guilty feelings, as family members often feel guilty, as if their loved one’s alcoholism is somehow their fault, despite the fact that it is not. The second effect is unpredictable behavior, as families never know what to expect in regards to the alcoholic’s demeanor. The third effect is violence, as families of alcoholics are more likely to become victims of violence than families of nonalcoholics are. The fourth effect is ignoring one’s own needs, or codependency, as family members are so preoccupied in taking
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