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5 Matching Questions

  1. interactions
  2. neurohormone
  3. antagonist
  4. Structural imaging
  5. L-dopa
  1. a the effect of one variable upon another
  2. b substance that reduces the action of a neurotransmitter
  3. c a chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.
  4. d measures of the spatial configuration of different types of tissue in the brain (principally CT and MRI)
  5. e a substance produced during during the synthesis of catecholamines that is also administered as a treatment for Parkinsno's Disease

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter
  2. a clost relative of amphetamine that produces its behavioral effects by stimulating the release of serotonin
  3. a compound extracted from opium, used to treat pain
  4. a compulsive craving for drug effects or other experience
  5. a substance that interferes with the transport of released neurotransmitter molecules back into the presynaptic terminal

5 True/False Questions

  1. botulisma fatal condition produced by bacteria in spoiled food, in which a toxin produced by the bacteria prevents the release of ACh


  2. catecholaminea highly addictive drug that acts as a potent dopamine agonist


  3. amphetaminea variation of amphetamine that is cheaply produced and widely abused in the US


  4. double-blind experimenta major monoamine and catecholamine neurotransmitter


  5. serotonina stimulant drug that is the major active component found in tobacco


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