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Psych 03.07 Quiz
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Psychoactive drugs are __________.
drugs capable of influencing perception, mood, cognition, or behavior
Chemicals that can alter consciousness, perception, mood, and behavior are called __________.
Russell needs more of the drug he has been using to get the normal high he got when he first started. Russell is experiencing __________.
After taking a drug for several years, Bruce decides to quit taking the drug. He begins to experience a variety of physical symptoms, psychological symptoms such as irritability, and a strong craving for the substance. What term is used to describe what Bruce is experiencing?
Which of the following indicators reflects the possibility of physical dependence?
The need to take a drug in order to avoid withdrawal symptoms is called __________.
Ward notices that as his supply of marijuana decreases, he starts thinking more and more about where he can get another supply, as well as feeling nervous and anxious. This is an example of __________.
Drugs that speed up the functioning of the nervous system are called __________.
Benzedrine, methedrine, and dexedrine are all __________.
When amphetamines are abused, the resulting effects may include __________.
nervousness, loss of appetite, high blood pressure, and vomiting
Which of the following statements is true concerning cocaine use in the United States?
At one time, cocaine was an ingredient in Coca-Cola.
All of the following are signs of physical dependence related to cocaine EXCEPT __________.
obsessing about where to buy it
Nicotine is a __________.
What is the largest single preventable cause of premature death in the United States?
Which stimulant was widely used as an insecticide in the 1920's and 30's?
Caffeine is a __________.
One major danger of barbiturates is __________.
Which of the following is classified as a depressant?
Which of the following neurotransmitters are associated with alcohol?
Jane is experiencing loss of equilibrium, decreased sensory and motor capabilities, and double vision. How many drinks is Jane likely to have had?
Drugs derived from opium are called __________.
Morphine, heroin, and methadone __________.
are derived from opium
Morphine and heroin duplicate the action of __________.
Heroin addiction has been treated with __________.
LSD is similar to which of the following drugs?
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