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1

​According to the DSM, one of the features of amphetamine intoxication is

​psychomotor agitation

2

​Alcohol and the drugs Seconal, Halcion, and Valium are all classified as

depressants

3

​All of the following can occur in people who are alcohol dependent for even short periods of time EXCEPT

dementia

4

​All of the following substances are classified as opiates EXCEPT

cocaine

5

​Although most psychoactive substances interact with specific substances in the brain cells, the effects of ________ are much more complex because several different neurotransmitter systems are affected.

alcohol

6

Angus had been “hooked” for a while before he decided to “go clean.” Within 6 to 12 hours, he started to experience excessive yawning, nausea and vomiting, chills, muscle aches, diarrhea, and insomnia. His behavior disrupted his work and social relationships. These symptoms persisted for three days. After a week, he felt better. Angus is probably withdrawing from​

heroin

7

​Which of the following is NOT an accurate statement about Alcoholics Anonymous?

​AA advocates believe that former alcoholics can become social drinkers.

8

Which of the following is the definition of anxiolytic?​

anxiety-reducing

9

​Yesterday you asked your friend Ray for a couple of aspirin tablets to relieve your headache. Ray has been taking a psychology course and informs you that, in behavioral terms, aspirin is a ________ reinforcer.

negative

10

​You have just heard about a situation in which someone who was drunk vandalized a building and assaulted a security guard. From your knowledge of abnormal psychology, you are aware that although alcohol does not cause aggressive behavior, it may

​impair the ability to consider the consequences of acting impulsively.