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Drugs And Alcohol Review
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Binge Drinking is
4 or more drinks in one sitting
Made from Pseudoephedrine and is a stimulant that speeds up the central nervous system
What is the chemical compound that gives marijuana users a high
Early physical or sexual abuse, witnessing violence, peers who use drugs, stress and
the availability of drugs are examples of:
Environmental Addiction Factors
The body withdrawing from alcohol and the symptoms of dehydration is called:
Effects of Alcohol
Drug companies make how much money every year from the sale of cold medicine?
The most addictive form of cocaine is:
The common name for Ethyl Alcohol or Ethanol that is a depressant is:
What is called when groups of Methamphetamine users go from store to store buying
What is the name of drugs that are derived from the opium plant that are used to
When someone consumes alcohol daily or almost daily (60 or more drinks a month),
it is called:
What is the most commonly used illegal drug?
What drugs are considered Hallucinogens? (chart on page 604
What do stimulants do to the central nervous system?
It speeds up the central Nervous system
What are the factors that can affect the way a person reacts to alcohol?
- Body size
- Strength of the drink
- Rate of consumption
- Drug Use
- Body Compostion
What are the physical effects of heroin?
- Slowed breathing
- Muscle weakness
- Decreased kidney Function
- Infection of heart lining and values
- Collapsed veins
- Decreased liver function
. What are two neurotransmitters besides dopamine that are affected by drug use?
Addiction is a disease of the brain
A drug found in powder or rock form that is a rapid acting stimulant that is highly
What are the physical effects of marijuana?
- Impairs motor control
- Short term memory loss
- visual impairment
- Anxiety and panic reactions
- Lung problems
What is the Brain chemical involved in many different functions including moment, motivaton, reward
physical effects of meth
- Accelerated of irregular heart beat
- Rapid breathing
- High blood pressure
- Heart attack
How is meth being cooked now that pseudoephedrine is being tightly regulated
Shake and bake
The processed form of morphine that can smoked, injected or snorted
What is the Brain chemical that nearly all drugs of abuse directly or indirectly increase
Blood Alcohol Content
The standard ways of measuring how much alcohol is in the blood stream.
What do psychoactive drugs do
Chemicals that affect the central nervous system and alter- activity in the brain change.
What do hallucinogens do
Are drugs that alter moods, thoughts and sense perceptions
Physical effects of alcohol
- Slurred Speech
- Delayed Reflexes
Drugs that are considered depressants
List drugs that are considered stimulants
Drugs that are considered opiates
what do depressants do to the central nervous system?
Slow the central system and can have negative, sometimes deadly effects.
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