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Substance Abuse/ Alcoholism

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Dec 21 2022, 6:52 am

I wish the lecture explained more about brain chemical activities leading to alcohol addiction rather than all statistics and relevant.



Nov 11 2020, 8:56 am

Really glad to find  the field of Mental Health and neuroscience in DrBeen's library! I can't wait to watch the other videos.

Greetings  from Italy!!

Dr. Zaafran presents substance abuse, especially alcoholism. He discusses biological, psychological, and social models leading to the positive rewards. Role of impulsive personality and alcohol abuse. Physiological aspects leading to habit forming behaviors and alcoholism. Family history. Children of alcoholics (COA.) Genetic evidence of alcoholism tendency. Gender susceptibility. Type 1 Alcoholism. Psychological characteristics of alcoholism. Social factors. And, finally the media and its role in alcoholism.


Learning objectives of this video are the following:

1. Bio/Psycho/Social model and how it affects the patients who are under the influence of alcohol.

2. Physiological factors that may lead to alcoholism.

3. Genetic predisposition.

4. Type 1 alcoholism.

5. Psychological characteristics.

6. Social factors.

Presented by Dr. Ahmed Zaafran

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