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Lecture Notes for PSYC 3014 - Abnormal Psychology at Virginia Tech (VT)

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Material Type:Study Guide 3
Professor:Staff
Class:PSYC 3014 - Abnormal Psychology
Subject:Psychology
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
Term:Fall 2006
Keywords:
  • Transsexualism
  • Behavioral Disturbances
  • Inhibited Orgasm
  • Microcephaly
  • Sexual Desire Disorders
  • Excitement Phase
  • Negativistic
  • Electroencephalograph (eeg)
  • Hyperactivity
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (fas)
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Test 3 Review – Bold Words Chapter 9 Substance-related disorders - disorder resulting from the use of psychoactive substances that affect the central nervous system, causing significant social, occupational, psychological, or physical problems, and that sometimes result in abuse or dependence Substance abuse - maladaptive pattern of recurrent use that extends over a period of twelve months; leads to notable impairment or distress' and continues despite social, occupational, psychological, physical, or safety problems Substance dependence - maladaptive pattern of use extending over a twelvemonth period and characterized by unsuccessful efforts to control use, despite knowledge of harmful effects; taking more of substance than intended; tolerance; or withdrawal Tolerance - condition in which increasing doses of a substance are necessary to achieve the desired effect Withdrawal - condition characterized by distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning, or physical or emotional s...

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