Glossary – T
a type of intervention in which the goal is to prevent relapse in an individual following recovery in a drug-treatment program.
living environments for individuals in treatment for heroin and other drug abuse, where they learn social and psychological skills needed to lead a drug-free life.
the capacity of a drug to produce a gradually diminished physical or psychological effect upon repeated administrations of the drug at the same dose level.
the physical or psychological harm that a drug might present the user.
a class of first-generation antidepressant drugs. Brand names include Elavil, Norpramin, and Tofranil.
Typical antipsychotic drugs
a majority of available antipsychotic medications, all of which are associated with the possibility of Parkinson’s-like side effects