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Ch. 23: Drug Use & Abuse

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Ch. 23: Drug Use & Abuse

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  1. ANABOLIC-ANDROGENIC STEROIDS Ch. 23: Drug Use & Abuse

  2. ANABOLIC-ANDROGENIC STEROIDS DEFINITION/ DESCRIPTION/ ORIGIN • drugs similar to testosterone

  3. ANABOLIC-ANDROGENIC STEROIDS NAMES OF SPECIFIC DRUGS IN CATEGORY • n/a • long-term risks for all users: • physical injury from weak tendons • HIV & other diseases if taken by shared needle

  4. ANABOLIC-ANDROGENIC STEROIDS PHYSICAL EFFECTS • increased muscle mass • weight gain • acne • damage to & alteration of sex organs (i.e. shrunken testes)

  5. ANABOLIC-ANDROGENIC STEROIDS PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS • mood swings • impaired judgment • paranoia • depression

  6. ANABOLIC-ANDROGENIC STEROIDS LEGAL MEDICAL USE FOR HUMANS • (rarely) to build muscle in those who have chronic disease

  7. ANABOLIC-ANDROGENIC STEROIDS MISCELLANEOUS INFO. • most often abused by athletes