Opioid dependency.

28 year old male presents with opioid dependency. He is not in treatment at the present time, and is exhibiting
severe withdrawal symptoms.
Compare and contrast the efferent and afferent nerve pathways.
Afferent and efferent neurons belong to the peripheral nervous system and is composed of a cell body,
What is nociception?
What is somatogenic pain?
What is hyperalgesia? How does Naloxone work?

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