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5 Matching questions

  1. fenfluramine
  2. stress
  3. peyotl
  4. nerve cell
  5. antiretroviral therapy
  1. a a drug that reduces appetite.
  2. b the basic building block of the nervous system consisting of the cell body, the axon, the dendrites, and the terminals.
  3. c the Native American name for peyote.
  4. d the body's reaction to illness and environmental forces. It produces psychological strain and physiological changes, including the release of cortisol, rapid respiration and heart rate, constricted blood vessels, and release of hormones.
  5. e the use of antiretroviral drugs in combination with others to control the replication of HIV, the virus responsible for AIDS.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a progressive impulse control disorder characterized by a preoccupation with and a compulsion to bet increasing amounts of money on games of chance, continued gambling despite financial, work-related, and relationship problems, compulsion to chase losses, use of illegal acts or lying to get money with which to bet, and extreme denial that there is a problem.
  2. the tendency of drug molecules to spread from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration.
  3. an extremely popular antidepressant medication that is classified as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It increases the action of serotonin in the brain by preventing its reabsorption.
  4. a subtype of glutamate receptors.
  5. a 3,000-year-old treatment modality that uses needle insertion at nerve intersections to help heal. Recently it has been used for heroin detoxification.

5 True/False questions

  1. ONDCP (Office of National Drug Control Policy)the cabinet-level coordinating agency for drug control activities in the United States.


  2. protracted withdrawalexperiencing craving, side effects, and withdrawal symptoms long after being detoxified from a psychoactive drug; usually due to environmental cues that stimulate memories of withdrawal, release small amounts of the drug from fat storage, or release accumulated toxic metabolites in the body.


  3. analgesica lack of energy and motivation often caused by excess stimulant use.


  4. alkaloida 12-step organization for teenagers affected by an alcoholic parent or friend. It helps them deal with the pain and disruption in their lives.


  5. marijuanaNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.


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