Asked by Lorenzo Plazas on Feb 18, 2024

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What are the different biological treatments for substance-related disorders?

Methadone

Opioid that is less potent and longer-lasting than heroin; taken by heroin users to decrease their cravings and help them cope with negative withdrawal symptoms.

  • Identifying the role of neurotransmitters in addiction
  • Exploring the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for substance-related disorders
  • Understanding the neurobiology of substance-related disorders
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Catera Thomas

Feb 18, 2024

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Key terms and concepts that may be included in student responses:
▪ Antianxiety drugs
▪ Antidepressants
▪ Antagonist drugs
▪ Methadone maintenance programs