5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- aversion therapy
- scheduled drugs
- problem child
- a the child of an alcoholic or addict who experiences multiple personal problems.
- b a substance that is poisonous when given in certain amounts. Many toxins are poisonous at lower doses.
- c the botanical genus of all plants that contain marijuana or hemp.
- d a form of therapy that inflicts pain as the client uses a substance, i.e., some stop-smoking programs shock clients (electrically) when they smoke.
- e drugs that are controlled by the Controlled Substances Act of 1971. Illegal drugs like cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines are Schedule I. Strong drugs used medicinally are Schedule II, e.g., morphine, Demerol®, and Ritalin®.
5 Multiple choice questions
- using different steroids over set periods of time to minimize side effects and maximize desired strength- and muscle-enhancing effects.
- see nitrites.
- under the skin.
- tiny fibers that branch out from nerve cells to receive messages from other nerve cells. Many drugs act on the ends of the dendrites and affect this transmission.
- see propanol.
5 True/False questions
experimentation → the first stage of drug use where the person is curious but uses the drug only sporadically and there are no negative consequences.
mescal → toxic seed from the mescal tree that at nonpoisonous doses can cause hallucinations.
EPO (erythropoietin) → medication that increases dopamine in the brain; helps initial detoxification from cocaine or amphetamines.
congenital abnormalities → birth defects in a newborn infant.
metabolite → the byproduct of drug metabolism that can also have psychoactive effects on the brain; often used as markers in drug tests.