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HLTH 102 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Binge Drinking, Addictive Behavior, Bulimia Nervosa


Department
Health Studies
Course Code
HLTH 102
Professor
Jennifer Tomasone
Lecture
4

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HLTH102 Lecture 15 Notes
OBJECTIVES
- Addictive behavior
Characteristics
Development
Examples:
- Substance Abuse vs. Dependence
American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental
Disorders
- Alcohol Abuse vs. Dependence
Binge drinking
Prevalence of Alcohol Use in Canada
- Responsible Drinking Behavior
Canada’s Low Risk
Drinking Guidelines
Ontario’s Liquor License Act
Strategies for Self
Strategies for Others
What does “Addiction” mean to you?
- The psychological state of mind as craving a substance
- Requiring a substance to function at a normal level
- Associated with behaviors we can’t control loss of control
- View from society that people who have addictions have mental health issues, and come from
lower socioeconomic statuses
Characteristics and Development of Addictive Behavior
Top Hat Question
- Q1. Which factors are involved in the development of an addiction? (choose all that apply) ALL
OF THESE BEHAVIOURS ARE CORRECT THEY ARE ALL FACTORS
Personality
Lifestyle
o If there is stress from a job you may turn to these as a coping skill as well if you
are in this lifestyle potentially a healthy one you may not want to enter drugs or
bad habits into your life
Genetics
Social environment number one response
-It is important to be able to
address these issues and
become aware of the fact
that these issues are arising
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