SUBSTANCE

1. In psychopathology, this is material abused (e.g. Cocaine, alcohol, marijuana), a medicine (sedative, for example) or toxin; 2. In philosophy this is individualistic, autonomous and exists alone and unchanged even if some of its featured to change because of outer effects.

SUBSTANCE: "Example: Marijuana is substance that contains THC which provokes release of dopamine, which subsequently causes feeling of being "high"."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SUBSTANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/substance/ (accessed May 26, 2018).
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