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stimulants

1.sudafed
2.amphetamines
3. caffeine

2

true NT

1. chemicals that transmits a nerve impulse across a synapse
2. certain drugs can increase the effects of the NT
3.most are synthesized in the body from amino acids

3

valium and xanax affect this neurotransmitter

GABA

4

patients with parkinsons disease have too little

Dopamine

5

anti-depressants affect this neurotransmitter

serotonin

6

NT that affects the amount of stomach acid produced

histamine

7

cocaine affects the re-uptake of this NT causing high levels of this NT to build up in the synapses

Dopamine

8

Alzheimer's patients have too little of this NT

acetylcholine

9

produced by the body in response to allergic reaction

histamine

10

involved in the brain with short term memory

acetylcholine

11

NT that is referred to as involved in body temperature and sleep

seratonin

12

NT referred to as a dopamine modulator it reduces anxiety

GABA

13

NT that is thought to be involved with eating disorders

seratonin

14

NT made from dopamine

Norephinephrine

15

excess of this NT can lead to schizoprenic symptoms

dopamine

16

nicotine mimics this NT thus enhancing mental alertness

acetylcholine

17

MAO will inhibit the enzyme which degrades most NT

true

18

ritalin is sedative which is used to treat hyperactive children

false

19

smokers contract parkinsons disease less often than non-smokers

true

20

DOPA can pass through the BBB while dopamine cannot

true

21

thorazine is an anti-psychotic drug that is a dopamine agonist

false

22

cocaine addiction can cause a decrease in the number of dopamine receptor sites

true

23

anti-anxiety medications can be addictive

true

24

paranoia can be caused by amphetamine abuse

true

25

serotonin antagonists are used to treat depression and OCD

false

26

an overdose of antipsychotic drugs can lead to parkinson's symptoms

true