Methamphetamine Addiction: Biological Foundations, Psychological Factors, and Social Consequences

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CE Credits
5
Exam Items
35
Description
This book presents a biopsychosocial perspective on this drug addiction, taking into account the biochemistry of the drug, the predispositions and behavioral patterns of the individual user, and the effects of the drug on the immediate and wider social environments of these drug users.
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the sociohistorical and contemporary contexts of methamphetamine use.

  • Explain the pharmacological properties of methamphetamine and their effects on physical and psychological functioning.

  • Describe the “meth-sex” link across several populations.

  • Differentiate treatment approaches for methamphetamine use.

  • Describe comprehensive efforts designed to reduce first-time methamphetamine use.         

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