12 terms

Drugs and Effects

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Alcohol
Loss of coordination; impaired reasoning, balance, speech and judgement; slow reaction time
Cocaine
Increase in energy, decrease in appetite, disturbance in heart rhythm, nausea, respiratory failure, strokes and seizures
Anabolic Steroids
Muscle growth, heart attacks, strokes, hair loss, genital shrinking, acne
Dissociative Drugs
Disconnect from reality, convulsions, coma, high fever, death
Hallucinogens
Hallucinations, several emotions, dilated pupils, increase in body temperature, increase in heart rate, sweating, loss of appetite, sleeplessness, dry mouth, tremors
GHB & Rohypnol
Relaxing effect, muscle growth, seizures, loss of consciousness, death, coma
Heroin
Rush of pleasure, severe drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, severe itching
Inhalants
Permanent brain damage, sudden death
Marijuana
Peaceful and euphoric sensation, slow reaction time, impairs memory and attention span, affects coordination and balance
Methamphetamine
Mental alertness, increase in energy and body temperature, convulsions, violent behavior, anxiety, insomnia, paranoia, delusions and dependency
Nicotine
Stimulant or sedative, addiction
MDMA
Energizing effect, distortion in perception and time, chills, muscle cramping, teeth clenching, reduction in mental abilities

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