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Psychiatric Nursing

Substance Use Disorders

This chapter covers the following:

  • Just the facts
  • A look at substance use disorders
  • Causes of substance abuse
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Amphetamine abuse
  • Caffeine intoxication
  • Cannabis abuse
  • Cocaine abuse
  • Hallucinogen abuse
  • Inhalant abuse
  • Nicotine addiction
  • Opioid abuse
  • Phencyclidine abuse
  • Sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolyticabuse