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1

What is Physical Drug Dependence?

Body requires the presence of the drug out to prevent physical withdrawal symptoms. i.e. heroin

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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

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What are the 3 Pharmacological CLASSIFICATIONS of drug abuse?

D.H.S
Depressants
Hallucinogens
Stimulants

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Narcotics Depressants are derived from what?

Opium poppy plant and semi-synthetic and synthetic equivalents.

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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)

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What are narcotic depressants?

Morphine
Codeine
Heroin
Dilaudid
Methadone
Demerol
Oxycodone

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What are non-narcotic depressants?

Tranquilizers
Alcohol
Barbiturates

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What are 2 categories in the stimulant family?

Cocaine and Amphetamines

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What are the effects of stimulant drugs?

Increase in the central nervous system (CNS) activity, relieve fatigue, reduce, appetite, dilate pupils, psychological dependence

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What are the two sub categories of cocaine?

Cocaine HCL
Cocaine Base

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What is Cocaine HCL?

Schedule II, natural topical anesthetic and blood flow reducer. Can be taken by: injection/snorting/oral/insertion

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What is Cocaine Base?

Schedule II, smoked since not water-soluble. Also known as Crack Cocaine.

13

What is also known as Crack Cocaine?

Cocaine Base.

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What is Amphetamine used for?

Hyperactivity, insomnia, fatigue relief, and appetite suppression.

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What is Methamphetamine?

Schedule II. produced pharmaceutically or in clandestine labs. Street names crank, speed, ice.

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What are 5 drugs in the hallucinogenic family?

Cannabis- (Marijuana)
Peyote- Native American Drug
Psychedelic Mushrooms
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
Phencyclidine (PCP)

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Is marijuana a Hallucinogenic drug?

YES!

18

What is the only hallucinogenic drug that has been clinically proven to have withdrawal symptoms?

Marijuana

19

What drug can legally be used by only Native American Church?

Peyote.