Module 6: how drugs work: learner's workbook

8.1 Intoxication

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A number of key terms are used in pharmacology to describe and explain the range of effects that drugs can have on the body. Workers are in a better position to assess the impact of drug use on the individual if they understand these processes.

Question - How would you define the term 'intoxication'?

Answer - (Write your answer, then check the possible answers page.)

Task - writing exercise

Question - What are some of the changes in behaviour you might notice in a young person who is intoxicated with cannabis?

Answer - (Write your answer, then check the possible answers page.)

Question - What are some of the changes in behaviour you might notice in a young person who is intoxicated with alcohol?

Answer - (Write your answer, then check the possible answers page.)