5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- thin layer chromatography (TLC)
- MAST (Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test)
- a an amino acid that is a precursor for serotonin.
- b taking food, liquid, drugs, or medications into the stomach by mouth.
- c an assessment test of 25 questions that are primarily directed at the negative life effects of alcohol on the user.
- d under the tongue; a route of drug administration where the drug is absorbed by mucous membranes.
- e a moderately precise drug-testing method for the urine of a suspected drug user.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- old street term for chloral hydrate, a sedative hypnotic.
- the amount of a drug that can be absorbed into the body from a given dose.
- the natural source of the stimulant ephedrine.
- a semisynthetic opiate used for moderate pain. Hydrocodone is the most prescribed opiate.
- use of medications and other medical therapies for detoxification under the direction of medical professionals.
5 True/False Questions
xanthine → a class of alkaloids found in 60 plants, e.g., Coffea Arabica, Thea sinensis, Theobroma cacao, Cola nitida. The most prominent xanthine is caffeine.
yage → inability to coordinate muscular activity, often caused by brain disorders or drug use.
nicotine replacement therapy → a treatment technique for smokers that supplies a smoker with lower and lower doses of nicotine (through patches, inhalers, and gum) to alleviate withdrawal symptoms.
excretion → the elimination of water and waste products, including drugs and their metabolites, due to metabolism through urination, sweating, exhalation, defecation, and lactation.
psychological dependence (psychic dependence) → " . . . a pattern of painful dependence on another person's compulsive behaviors and on approval from others in an attempt to find safety, self-worth, and identity" (Scottsdale definition). Codependents judge their self-worth by relying on other's opinions of them, so they try too hard to please, have low self-esteem, are very impulsive, and are into denial.