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1
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What are the 6 components?

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Physical & Psychological Dependence
Tolerance
Withdrawal
Relapse
Conflict
Mood Alteration

2
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What is Physical & Psychological dependence?

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The activity becomes the most important activity in one’s life and dominates their thinking.

3
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What is an example of Physical and Psychological dependence?

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Wanting to smoke constantly.

4
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What is Tolerance?

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This is where increasing amounts of activity/substance are required to achieve the former effects.

5
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What is an example of tolerance?

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Smoking more cigarettes than when you began smoking.

6
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What is Withdrawal?

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When a person cannot engage in the activity or substance and suffers negative symptoms.

7
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Give an example of withdrawal.

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Getting angry as they aren’t able to smoke.

8
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What is relapse?

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Repeated behaviour to earlier patterns of excessive engagement in the activity.

9
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Give an example of relapse.

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Smoking after quitting.

10
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Give an example of relapse.

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Smoking after quitting.

11
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What is Conflict?

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Conflict is usually between the person and those around him, or with other activities.

12
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Give an example of Conflict.

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Feeling worried that you may develop health issues from smoking.

13
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What is mood alteration?

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Subjective experiences that people say is as a consequence of engaging in the activity.

14
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What is an example of mood alteration?

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Feeling a sense of happiness when smoking.