Flashcards in Drug Recognition Deck (19):
What is Physical Drug Dependence?
Body requires the presence of the drug out to prevent physical withdrawal symptoms. i.e. heroin
What is Psychological Drug Dependence?
A craving to use a drug brought on by its reinforcement potential. May develop rapidly and be more difficult to overcome than physical dependence, I.E. crack cocaine
What are the 3 Pharmacological CLASSIFICATIONS of drug abuse?
Narcotics Depressants are derived from what?
Opium poppy plant and semi-synthetic and synthetic equivalents.
What are the effects of narcotics?
Decrease central nervous system (CNS) activity, constrict pupils, used for anti-anxiety (sedative), sleep (hypnotic) and pain relief (analgesic)
What are narcotic depressants?
What are non-narcotic depressants?
What are 2 categories in the stimulant family?
Cocaine and Amphetamines
What are the effects of stimulant drugs?
Increase in the central nervous system (CNS) activity, relieve fatigue, reduce, appetite, dilate pupils, psychological dependence
What are the two sub categories of cocaine?
What is Cocaine HCL?
Schedule II, natural topical anesthetic and blood flow reducer. Can be taken by: injection/snorting/oral/insertion
What is Cocaine Base?
Schedule II, smoked since not water-soluble. Also known as Crack Cocaine.
What is also known as Crack Cocaine?
What is Amphetamine used for?
Hyperactivity, insomnia, fatigue relief, and appetite suppression.
What is Methamphetamine?
Schedule II. produced pharmaceutically or in clandestine labs. Street names crank, speed, ice.
What are 5 drugs in the hallucinogenic family?
Peyote- Native American Drug
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
Is marijuana a Hallucinogenic drug?
What is the only hallucinogenic drug that has been clinically proven to have withdrawal symptoms?