5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- CAGE Questionnaire
- beta blockers
- social model recovery program
- a a nonmedical outpatient drug treatment program that uses a number of therapies.
- b a 4-question test for problem drinking used frequently in medical settings: "C" is for "cut down," "A" for "annoyed," "G" for "guilty," and "E" for "eye-opener."
- c a class of drugs that calm the body's heart rate, respiration, and tension by blocking epinephrine (adrenaline) at the heart and in the brain; often used to control panic attacks; used illegally in sports such as riflery, diving, and archery.
- d a condition where an extremely low level of glucose is in the blood; often found in people with eating disorders. It causes symptoms of lethargy, lightheadedness, and hunger.
- e a class of powerful stimulants based on the amphetamine molecule that was first synthesized in 1887 and manufactured in the 1930s; the word is also used to include various methamphetamines. They are prescribed for narcolepsy, ADHD, and until the early 1970s for obesity and depression.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a volatile liquid, it was the first anesthetic. It was discovered in 1730 and called "anodyne." It was used as a medicine, a drink, and an inhalant; often used for intoxication because it was thought to be less harmful than alcohol.
- breathing in an inhalant through the nose directly from the container.
- an alkaloid stimulant extracted from the ephedra bush. It can also be synthesized in labs. It forces the release of norepinephrine, dopamine, and epinephrine in the brain's nerve cells. It can be used to manufacture methamphetamines and methcathinone. It is used as a bronchodilator in the lungs and a vasoconstrictor in the nose, so it is found in many OTC drugs, e.g., Sudafed®.
- the lack of the ability to feel pleasure often caused by overuse of cocaine or amphetamines.
- street name for dextromethamphetamine, (actually dextro isomer methamphetamine base), a crystalline form of amphetamine that is smokable. It has slightly milder physical effects than methamphetamine hydrochloride but more severe mental effects.
5 True/False questions
formaldehyde → see embalming fluid.
MRO → functional magnetic resonance imaging; a method of imaging the brain that shows blood flow to give information on motor, sensory, visual, and auditory functions.
LAAM (levomethadyl acetate) → a long-acting opiate used as an alternative to methadone for heroin addiction treatment.
muscling → using two or more steroids at one time to increase effectiveness.
potency → intellectual impairment, found in some older people often in those with Alzheimer's disease; includes loss of memory and abstract thinking, personality changes, and impaired social skills.