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1

What is drug abuse

Use of a drug in a manner not medically or socially approved

2

What is SUD

Substance Use Disorder
used instead of addiction

3

What is drug addiction

A disorder in pathologic decision making
Expression of compulsive destructive behavior despite extreme negative consequences.

4

Every drug is related to

enhance dopamine activity in uncles accumbens for pleasure.

5

What is the source of dopamine to the cortex

Substancia nigra

6

Substancia nigra is related to what disease

PD

7

Serotonin comes from

Rape

8

What D receptor is associated with pleasure

D2

9

What drugs cause DA release

Opioids
Nicotine
Marijuana
Caffeine
alcohol and sedative hypnotic

10

Caffeine blocks

Adenosine receptors

11

Alcohol and sedative hypnotics activate what what receptors

GABA

12

What drugs block transporter

Coccaine
ritalin

13

What do amphetamine drugs do

Release DA from vesicles and reverse transporter

14

What does the orbitofrontal central cortex do

Establishes priorities and motivation to assist PFC in decision making

15

What does the amygdala nucleus accumbent do

Impulsivity center, rapidly selects behavior based on dominance, rewards and perceived immediate emotional needs

16

What is a long term consequence of using methamphetamines

four fold increase in parkinson's disease