5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- tricyclic antidepressants
- second messenger
- DRD2A1 allele gene
- a stimulants.
- b a general malaise marked by mild-to-moderate depression, restlessness, and anxiety; less severe than major depression.
- c a neurotransmitter that attaches itself to another neuron to limit or increase the release of neurotransmitters, i.e., the release of endorphins to inhibit the release of substance "P," a pain transmitter.
- d a class of psychiatric medications that increase the activity of serotonin to elevate mood and counter depression.
- e the first gene discovered that signals a tendency to alcoholism and other addictions.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the mood and mental state of a person when taking a drug.
- continuous use changes brain chemistry to the point that the same dose suddenly starts causing a more intense reaction. The user becomes more sensitive to the drug's effects as use continues.
- consists of objective physical signs that are directly observable during withdrawal; e.g., seizures, sweating, goose bumps, vomiting, diarrhea, and tremors.
- a description for the instant effects of volatile solvents.
- spray paint containing toluene and abused as an inhalant.
5 True/False questions
"huffing" → heroin or any psychoactive drug.
autoreceptor → a device for measuring the size of the pupil that is used to detect drug use.
Conquistadors → the soldiers who accompanied Spanish explorers and missionaries, mostly to the Americas, to search for wealth and to exploit and colonize new territories.
dehydration → a drug that eases anxiety and relaxes the body and mind; also called "tranquilizers" and "muscle relaxants."
Xanax® (alprazolam) → low THC content species.