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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Drug Actions
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 56 mins
This program explores the desired and undesired effects of drugs on human physiology. It examines how drugs work and looks at the special reactions caused by user expectations and environmental factors.
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 56 mins
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Opiates 2
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 58 mins
Continues the discussion of opiate pharmacology introduced in Class 14. This lesson reviews aspects of opiate use with regard to degrees of tolerance, physical dependency, withdrawal symptoms, and toxicity. Students follow the daily lifestyle of an opiate addict, uncover myths and misconceptions surrounding ad...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 58 mins
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Over-the-Counter Drugs
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 58 mins
Discusses the origins of OTC (Over-the-Counter) drugs and examines how their psychoactive properties go unnoticed by consumers. Students explore the properties of a wide range of OTC’s, including stimulants, diet pills, sleep aids, analgesics, and cold/allergy products. Discussion touches on the interplay bet...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 58 mins
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Overview of Drug Use and Abuse
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 58 mins
Provides an overview of the course. The lesson introduces and defines concepts used throughout the course. Discussion includes the drug use continuum, the basic principles that apply to all psychoactive drugs, and the dynamic relationship between society, culture, and drug use behavior. The lesson closes with...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 58 mins
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Tobacco and Nicotine
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University. Division of Digital Learning and Media Design, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State), 58 mins
Discusses the history and pharmacological effects of tobacco use. This lesson reviews the history of tobacco preparation and usage, the pharmacology of nicotine, and the changing social values related to tobacco use. The lesson concludes with a brief discussion of nicotine addiction and treatment.
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University. Division of Digital Learning and Media Design, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State), 58 mins
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Episode 105, Understanding How Drugs Work
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University. Communications Services, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Episode 105 (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 57 mins
Introduces the affect of psychoactive drugs on the nervous system. This class gives a basic overview of the nervous system, placing particular emphasis on neural transmission as a key component in the modus operandi of psychoactive drugs. Discussion covers important definitions, and explains how drugs modify the...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University. Communications Services, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Episode 105 (University Park, IL: Governors State, 2000), 57 mins
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