5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- area postrema
- acetylcholine (ACh)
- monoamine oxidase
- a a brainstem area, in which the blood brain barier barrier is more permeable, that triggers vomitting in response to the detection of circulation toxins
- b a byproduct of adenosine trisphosphate that functions as a neurotransmitter
- c a powerful addictive dopamine agonist derived from the leaves of the cocoa plant in south america
- d an enzyme that breaks down monoamines
- e a major small-molecule neurotransmitter used at the neuromusculus junction, in the autonomic nervous system, and in the CNS.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a major tranquilizer that acts as a GABA agonist
- a substance produced during during the synthesis of catecholamines that is also administered as a treatment for Parkinsno's Disease
- a dopaminergic structure believed to participate in reward and addiction
- a stimulant drug found in coffee, tea, chocolate that acts as an antagonist to adenosine.
- an essential component of proteins (it's building blocks)
5 True/False Questions
Structural imaging → measures of the spatial configuration of different types of tissue in the brain (principally CT and MRI)
psychoactive drug → a drug that produces changes in mental processes
addiction → a compulsive craving for drug effects or other experience
withdrawal → the symptoms that occur when certain adictive drugs are no longer administered in smaller quantities.
metamphetamine → a highly addictive drug that acts as a potent dopamine agonist