Psych Vocabulary Unit VII (Part III)

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Stimulants

drugs which excite neural activity and speed up body functions (such as caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, ecstasy, and powerful amphetamines

Depressants

drugs which reduce neural activity and slow body functions ( like alcohol, barbituates, opiates)

Opiates

opium and its derivatives (morphine and heroin); depress neural activity, temporarily lessening pain and anxiety

Barbituates

drugs that depress the activity of the central nervous system, reducing anxiety but impairing memory and judgement

Amphetamines

drugs that stimulate neural activity, causing faster body functions and associated energy and mood changes

Methamphetamine

a powerfully addictive drug that stimulates the central nervous system; faster body functions and mood/energy changes; appears to reduce baseline dopamine levels over time

Psychedelics

also known as hallucinogens; chemicals which alter perceptions and mood

Marijuana

a mild hallucinogen which can cause impaired memory, increased risk of psychological disorders, and lung damage

Alcohol

a depressant which lowers inhibitions, slows neural processing, disrupts memory formation, and reduces self-awareness

LSD

a powerful hallucinogenic drug commonly known as acid

MDMA

also known as ecstasy; a stimulant

Hallucinogens

Psychedelic drugs like LSD

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