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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Alcohol
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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 University), 1 hour
Examines the common uses and abuses of ethyl alcohol. Students review various types of alcohol-containing beverages, the pharmacological properties of alcohol, and the effects of alcohol use on both the individual consumer and society as a whole. The lesson concludes with a brief discussion of alcoholism as a dis...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Caffeine
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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 University), 1 hour
Reviews the history, pharmacological properties, and effects of caffeine products. Discussion examines how this psychoactive drug is habitually perceived as a mild stimulant as opposed to an actual drug. Discussion uncovers how caffeine is restricted more by supply and demand than regulation, and students compare...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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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 1
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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, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Reviews the history of opiate use, particularly in the United States. The lesson traces the historical uses and pharmacology of such drugs as opium, morphine, codeine, heroin, and methadone. Discussion covers the medical uses of opiates (for managing pain or warding off dysentery), the popular use of opiates as...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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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, Preventing Drug Abuse
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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, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Debates ways of improving existing prevention programs. Students discuss how such things as commitment of funding, supply and demand, and social attitudes affect the success of prevention programs. Distinctions are drawn between drug education and drug prevention, between primary, secondary, and tertiary levels...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Regulating Drug Use
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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, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Introduces the legal issues involved with drug use. Students get an overview of American drug laws as they apply to both legal and illegal psychoactive drugs. Students learn about the two sets of drug regulations that exist in the U.S. and examine their resulting regulatory systems, which overlap in some areas b...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Sedative-Hypnotics
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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, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Focuses primarily on barbiturates and benzodiazepines. Students learn how sedative-hypnotics drugs reduce CNS (Central Nervous System) activity, despite their differing chemical origins. The lesson explains how use of these drugs can progress from simple relaxation (sedation) at low doses to coma and death in hig...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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