[SOLVED] Terminology Related to Addictions

Consider this passage from a psychology textbook, Ethical Conflicts in Psychology (Bersoff, 2008): “The method of adjudication for a recommended sanction of expulsion issued under Subsection 7.5 of this part is a formal hearing before a three-member Hearing Committee.” This passage is not meant to be understood in the context of this course, but to demonstrate that, similar to the field of ethics in psychology, the field of addictions also has its own terminology employed by professionals. For example, although the terms alcohol abuse and alcohol dependent sound familiar, they have very specific and important differences in meanings within the field of psychology, and depending on which term is applied to an individual, it may affect everything from screening to treatment. Everyone may not agree on definitive definitions of terms because there are many gray areas and degrees of addiction. There are also many perspectives regarding commonly used operational definitions of terms. Even so, addictions professionals need to be familiar with the terminology of their field in order to practice effectively. To prepare for this Discussion: Review Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Chapter 1, “Introduction.” Review the articles “Introduction to Behavioral Addictions” and “Substance Use Disorders: A Guide to the Use of Language.”   Listen to the media titled Addictions Terminology, featuring four scenarios of individuals making telephone calls to addictions professionals. Choose one of the four scenarios to discuss. Choose from among the following terms that might be applied to individuals or situations in the audio recordings: (Note that not all of the terms will be used.) Problematic use Alcoholic Dependent Functional Recovering Abuse Addict Social user Defense mechanism Tolerance Withdrawal Note: In this Discussion, you are not being asked to diagnose the individual on the telephone call or the person he or she is calling to discuss, but merely to demonstrate your understanding of common terms in the field of addictions. There are no right or wrong answers. The media is only a demonstration and does not simulate real-life scenarios. Remember that while you are not diagnosing the individual on the telephone call, if this were a real situation, the person who is answering the call, some cases, is committing a HIPAA violation by speaking with someone other than the person with the problem. By Day 4  Part one Post a description of one of the scenarios using two or more of the terms provided. Provide your rationale for selection of these terms. Finally, select one term that might be applicable across multiple scenarios and explain why. Be specific and use the week’s Learning Resources in your Response. By Day 6 Part Two I will send over this part by Wed/Thursday when the classmates post their assignment Respond to at least two of your colleagues who used a term other than the ones you used in one or more of the following ways: Offer polite agreement or disagreement with the usage of the term and explain why. Reply using a term from this week’s Learning Resources not included in the list provided. Expand on your colleague’s posting. Reference Bersoff, D. N. (2008). Ethical conflicts in psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Submission and Grading Information

 

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