HLTH 1100 chapter 7
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Using a nicotine patch for smoking cessation is an example of which route of administration?
Alcohol, caffeine, and tobacco are all classified as which type of drug?
Heroin has a
high potential for addiction and no accepted medical use
Which of the following statements is true of cocaine?
It is an anesthetic.
Marijuana is administered therapeutically for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
to reduce appetite for weight control.
The most popular form of LSD is
blotter acid that is swallowed or chewed.
Which of the following is true about steroids?
Adverse effects include mood swings, elevated cholesterol levels, acne, and hypertension.
Depressants speed up neuromuscular activity and can increase focus and alertness.
Withdrawal and tolerance are key aspects of addiction.
Mescaline, as dried peyote buttons, has been used for religious purposes by people native to the southwestern United States and Latin America.
Using a drug for a purpose other than that which it is intended is
An aspirin taken to relieve minor muscle aches would be considered a(n)
over-the-counter (OTC) drug.
People with a physiological dependence on a substance, such as an addictive drug, will experience
tolerance but not withdrawal.
James is no longer able to feel the same effects from his drug of choice with his regular dose; he needs to increase the amount of the drug to feel the desired effects. This demonstrates
David spends four hours a day lifting weights and is at the point of obsession about his fitness routine to the extent that he will miss classes and outings with friends so he can go to the gym. He most likely suffers from which of the following disorders?
All types of addiction
have the potential to produce a positive mood change.
Jason doesn't see that his addiction to heroin is self-destructive. He is experiencing
Which of the following is true about gambling addictions?
Compulsive gamblers seek a high from the excitement rather than from money.
Lisa is aware that her best friend, Kim, has a drinking problem. Lisa continually makes excuses for her and often completes Kim's homework to protect her from flunking out of school. Lisa's behavior is an example of
Which of the following is true about over-the-counter drugs?
They can be abused.
Mikail is attempting to reduce his caffeine consumption. Which of the following drinks that he consumes daily has the highest amount of caffeine per serving?
Gourmet coffee from a coffee shop.
What is the most common reason offered by college students to explain their drug use?
To reduce stress
If you have questions about drug interactions, you should talk to a
pharmacist or physician.
A large dose of cocaine can cause
increased heart rate and blood pressure.
Amphetamines such as Ritalin or Adderall are commonly prescribed to treat
Which of the following is NOT true of methamphetamine?
It can be snorted or smoked, but not injected or orally ingested.
Opioids are also called
Marijuana today is
much more potent than it was in the 1960s.
The most noticeable effect of the THC in marijuana is
Long-term effects of marijuana include all the following EXCEPT
increased production of testosterone in males.
Marijuana use presents clear dangers to those driving motor vehicles (as well as others on the road) because it
slows reaction time and impedes decision-making.
Morphine, codeine, and heroin are all
Which of the following is NOT true about the treatment for opioid addiction?
The most difficult time in the withdrawal process occurs 3 to 7 days after the last use.
Which of the following is true about psilocybin?
It can cause hallucinations.
Ecstacy is a
stimulant and a mild hallucinogen.
Which type of drug has the potential to alter a person's mood or behavior?
Endorphins are hormones that act as "the body's own opioids" in their ability to reduce pain and produce feelings of well-being.
A synergistic drug interaction can be dangerous or even deadly.
Methadone maintenance does not have the same potential for addiction that heroin does.
Prescription drug abuse has increased dramatically among college students over the past 10 years.