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  1. monoamine
  2. adenosine
  3. addiction
  4. reuptake inhibitor
  5. catecholamine
  1. a a substance that interferes with the transport of released neurotransmitter molecules back into the presynaptic terminal
  2. b a byproduct of adenosine trisphosphate that functions as a neurotransmitter
  3. c part of the biogenic amine neurotransmitters, including dopamine and serotonine
  4. d part of a group of biogenic amines that includes dopamine, epinephrine and norepinephrine.
  5. e a compulsive craving for drug effects or other experience

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a major tranquilizer that acts as a GABA agonist
  2. a clost relative of amphetamine that produces its behavioral effects by stimulating the release of serotonin
  3. substance that reduces the action of a neurotransmitter
  4. the process in which more of a drug is needed to produce the same effect
  5. a neurotransmitter implicated in motor control, reward and psychosis.

5 True/False questions

  1. area postremaa brainstem area, in which the blood brain barier barrier is more permeable, that triggers vomitting in response to the detection of circulation toxins


  2. nucleus accumbensone of a subgroup of monoamines includnig seratonin and melatonin


  3. amphetaminea highly addictive drug that acts as a potent dopamine agonist


  4. nicotinea stimulant drug that is the major active component found in tobacco


  5. neuromodulatora chemical messenger that communicates with target cells at great distance, often by travelling through the circulation.