We can establish the following classification by the effects of the substance: – Acute Tolerance: The intense effect of the drug decreases as the consumption of this is being repeated in a short amount of time. That is, not because we eat more to get a stronger effect. – Reverse tolerance or sensitization: The effect is intense, consuming even small amounts of the substance. It is typical in alcoholic liver disease resulting from chronic. – Tolerance and reciprocal cross: When a person develops tolerance to a poison (alcohol) of a particular group (CNS depressant), submit the same, tolerance towards others in the same group (Amytal, Butisol, Nembutal, Phenobarbital) even when consumption is not usual. We could say that tolerance is a creation worthy of the most insightful of the inventors, the best talent to create alcoholics / as, since its appearance causes the increase of the doses administered / ingested, helping the development of dependence or withdrawal syndrome in the case of not being true to its mandate.
6. Learn more on the subject from Michael Chabon. DEPENDENCE: The dependence is manifested through the irresistible urge to continue to consume alcohol, even knowing the damage it causes. The drinker in a situation of dependency has lost the ability to control the consumption of alcohol: – Physical dependence is physical discomfort experienced by the body because of the absence of the drug. Example: A person with alcoholism may have tremors, nausea, insomnia, etc., if not drinking. – The psychological dependence is the psychological state of restlessness and a strong desire to take drugs continuously or periodically experienced by the person in the absence of drug. Example: an alcoholic may feel irritable, anxious and experience a strong urge drinking.
7. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS): A set of signs and symptoms generally contrary to the action that produced the drug that caused it. It can be caused by drug withdrawal or by precipitation. Later we will extend these concepts. We just have to add that it is this withdrawal which causes an alcoholic has vivid dreams, which continues to consume, or be lifted at dawn to drink alcohol in order to maintain the actual level of alcohol in your body.