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5 Matching questions

  1. adenosine
  2. hypertension
  3. capillary
  4. alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder
  5. neuron
  1. a see ARND.
  2. b an inhibitory neurotransmitter affected (blocked) by caffeine.
  3. c high blood pressure. It can be caused by stimulant use (and sometimes psychedelics) or by withdrawal from depressants.
  4. d the tiniest blood vessel in the circulatory system; absorbs drugs from mouth, gums, intestinal wall, nose, or other points of contact.
  5. e see nerve cell.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. programmed cell death identified by fragmentation into membrane-bound particles.
  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
  3. drug- caused altered state of consciousness that reinforces dependence on the drug. This is different than tissue or physical dependence.
  4. a nitrogen atomic group attached to a carbon molecule, e.g., amino acids and amphetamines.
  5. old street term for chloral hydrate, a sedative hypnotic.

5 True/False questions

  1. psychotherapya technique of treatment for emotional, behavioral, personality, and psychiatric disorders based principally on verbal communication and interventions with a patient as opposed to physical and chemical interventions.


  2. abruptio placentaa mental illness (psychosis) characterized by hallucinations, delusional and inappropriate behavior, poor contact with reality, hallucinations, and an inability to cope with life. Strong stimulants, including methamphetamine, can mimic the symptoms of schizophrenia.


  3. antiretroviral therapy1. the use of drugs to detoxify a drug abuser, to reduce craving, or to substitute a less damaging drug for a damaging one.
    2. any medical treatment that involves the use of medication.


  4. DAWN (Drug Abuse Warning Network)a federally funded data collection system that gathers information on drug fatalities, ER incidents, and use patterns from medical examiners and emergency rooms.


  5. enzymea natural chemical that causes a chemical change in other substances (catalyst) without changing itself. Enzymes are often involved in the metabolism of drugs.


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