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  1. "krystal"
  2. physical dependence
  3. ephedrine
  4. cocaine psychosis
  5. estrogen
  1. a see tissue dependence.
  2. b a hormone responsible for most feminine characteristics in women. Found in both men and women but in greater concentration in women, e.g., estradiol, formed by the ovary, placenta, testes, and possibly adrenal cortex; can be synthesized. Its production is often affected by drugs.
  3. c a drug-induced mental illness; symptoms include extreme paranoia and hallucinations.
  4. d an alkaloid stimulant extracted from the ephedra bush. It can also be synthesized in labs. It forces the release of norepinephrine, dopamine, and epinephrine in the brain's nerve cells. It can be used to manufacture methamphetamines and methcathinone. It is used as a bronchodilator in the lungs and a vasoconstrictor in the nose, so it is found in many OTC drugs, e.g., SudafedĀ®.
  5. e street name for PCP; not to be confused with the street terms "crystal" or "crystal meth" that denote methamphetamine.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. slang for an inhalant user or abuser.
  2. a sensitive urine drug test rapidly and easily performed. Specific antigens are created for drugs that then react to them if they are present in the urine or blood sample.
  3. the first gene discovered that signals a tendency to alcoholism and other addictions.
  4. a prevention technique that involves building on natural strengths that people already have available within themselves.
  5. the elimination of water and waste products, including drugs and their metabolites, due to metabolism through urination, sweating, exhalation, defecation, and lactation.

5 True/False Questions

  1. cross-dependenceoccurs when an individual becomes addicted or tissue-dependent on one drug resulting in biochemical and cellular changes that support an addiction to other drugs.


  2. cyclingusing different steroids over set periods of time to minimize side effects and maximize desired strength- and muscle-enhancing effects.


  3. 12-step programsself-help groups based on Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 steps of recovery. Their purpose is to change addicts' thinking and behavior.


  4. Cannabisthe botanical genus of all plants that contain marijuana or hemp.


  5. "knockout drops"street term for methamphetamine sulfate but applied to any methamphetamine.


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