Sedative/Hypnotic-Induced DisorderSedative/Hypnotic-Induced Disorder https://urgentcarenearmetx.com/wp-content/themes/corpus/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg 150 150 Tony Guo Tony Guo https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/aa9bbdf8f1e6bbf534778ecea7c0c925?s=96&d=mm&r=g
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- With these central nervous system (C N S) depressants, effects can range from disinhibition and aggressiveness to coma and death (with increasing dosages of the drug).
- Onset of symptoms depends on the half-life of the drug from which the person is withdrawing.
- Severe withdrawal from C N S depressants can be
Stimulant Use Disorder
- Profile of the substance
- Synthetic stimulants
- Non-amphetamine stimulants
- Patterns of use
- People use it mostly because of their pleasurable effects
- Effects on the body
- C N S effects – results in tremor, restlessness, anorexia, insomnia, agitation, and increased motor activity.
- Cardiovascular effects – amphetamines increases systolic and diastolic pressure, heart rate, and chances of cardiac arrhythmias. Cocaine leads to myocardial demand for oxygen and an increased heart rate
- Pulmonary effects
- Gastrointestinal and renal effects- Leads to decrease in GI tract motility thus results in constipation.
- Sexual functioning – increases sexual urges in both genders