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  1. iatrogenic addiction
  2. threshold dose
  3. LGBT
  4. laudanum
  5. autoreceptor
  1. a addiction caused by medical treatment, i.e., liberal use of opiate analgesics in a hospital setting that leads to opiate addiction in a susceptible individual.
  2. b an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
  3. c a specialized neurotransmitter receptor on the button of a sending neuron that signals the cell to produce more or less of the neurotransmitter.
  4. d a popular opium preparation, first compounded by Paracelsus in the sixteenth century and popularized at the end of the nineteenth century.
  5. e the minimum amount of a drug that produces a desired effect.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cellular and chemical changes in the body that speed up the metabolism of foreign substances, i.e., the creation of extra cytocells and mitochondria in the liver to handle larger and larger amounts of alcohol.
  2. body type of a person; particularly influenced by genetics.
  3. a common form of hepatitis that is transmitted by contaminated blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and saliva. It is the ninth leading killer in the world. Often transmitted by high-risk sex and contaminated needles.
  4. to increase the potency of a medication or brain chemical through the use of another drug.
  5. any stimulant drug.

5 True/False questions

  1. metabolitea drug that blocks the normal transmission of messages between nerve cells by blocking the receptor sites that would normally be attached to certain neurotransmitters.


  2. flashbacka remembrance of the intense effects of a drug, such as LSD or PCP, that is triggered by a memory, by encountering environmental cues, or by a residual amount of the drug being released, usually from fat cells.


  3. altered state of consciousnessa nonordinary state of perception that can be caused by psychoactive drugs.


  4. "smack"narcotics officer who sometimes works undercover.


  5. MODCRITthe National Council on Alcoholism's assessment test for alcoholism.


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