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Drug addiction and habituation

N. RetterstoМ€l

Drug addiction and habituation

an investigation with personal follow-up of 122 drug addicted andhabituated patients previously treated in a psychiatric clinical department

by N. RetterstoМ€l

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Published by Universitetsforlaget in Oslo [etc] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Also published assupplementum 179 (ad vol. 40, 1964) to Acta Psychiatrica Scandanavica.

Statementby N. Retterstöl and A. Sund.
SeriesNorwegian monographs on medical science
ContributionsSund, A.
The Physical Object
Pagination120p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21597722M

Habituation is one of the simplest and most common forms of learning. It allows people to tune out non-essential stimuli and focus on the things that really demand attention. Habituation is something that happens regularly in your everyday life, yet you are probably largely unaware of it. The book has been used throughout the years as drug awareness propaganda because of the rapid journey the protagonist takes from experimentation to full-on addiction. Junkie/Junky (William S. Burroughs, Memoir), This masterpiece is still considered the most detailed representation of the day-to-day life of a heroin addict.

Hence, use of the term 'drug dependence', with a modifying phase linking it to a particular drug type in order to differentiate one class of drugs from another, had been given most careful consideration. The Expert Committee recommends substitution of the term 'drug dependence' for the terms 'drug addiction' and 'drug habituation'. However, our knowledge concerning the precise spatial and temporal relationships among the mechanisms of neural plasticity, habituation, associative learning, and memory consolidation is far from complete and the possibility that these phenomena mediate drug addiction .

  The difference is dependence. An addiction is driven by a NEED to do it while a habit is driven by the routine of doing it. Addictions can develop out of a habit but they are very different things. Here are some great explorative definitions from. Knowledge of the adverse effects of mood-altering drugs and why and how they are used excessively is a centerpiece of this book. It presents, intelligently and interestingly, ways to identify persons at risk and identify problems that the addicted encounter in attempts to become drug free.


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