Drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine and the more powerful amphetamines, cocaine and ecstasy) that excite neural activity and speed up body functions.
The major active ingredient in marijuana; triggers a variety of effects including mild hallucinations.
Alcohol use marked by tolerance, withdrawal if suspended and drive to continue use.
Which drug has the following negative afteraffects: impaired reactions, depression, memory loss, organ damage?
Which drug has the following negative afteraffects: impaired learning and memory, increased risk of psychological disorders, lung damage.
An altered state of consciousness reported after a close brush with death (such as through cardiac arrest); often similar to drug-induced hallucinogens.
Which drug has the following negative afteraffects: depressed physiology, agonizing withdrawal?
Which drug has the following negative afteraffects in high doses: anxiety, restlessness and insomnia, uncomfortable withdrawal?
Which drug has the following negative afteraffects: dehydration, overheating, depressed mood, impaired cognitive and immune functioning?
A powerful addictive drug that stimulates the central nervous system with speeded up body functions and associated energy and mood changes; over time, appears to reduce baseline dopamine levels.
Drugs that stimulate neural activity, causing speeded up body functions and associated energy and mood changes.
A synthetic stimulant and mild hallucinogen that produces euphoria and social intimacy, but with short term health risks and longer term harm to serotonin-producing neurons and to mood and cognition.
Opium and its derivatives such as morphine and heroin; they depress neural activity, temporarily lessening pain and anxiety.
Which drug has the following negative afteraffects: cardiovascular stress, suspiciousness, depressive crash?
Psychedelic (mind manifesting) drugs that distort perceptions and evoke sensory images in the absence of sensory input.
Drugs that depress the activity of the central nervous system, reducing anxiety but impairing memory and judgment.
Which drug has the following negative afteraffects: irritability, insomnia, high blood pressure, seizures?
Drugs (such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates) that calm neural activity and slow body functions.
True or False: In large amounts, alcohol is a depressant; in small amounts, it is a stimulant.