Psychology

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Psychology
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2012-10-15 23:20:07
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  1. Chemicals that effect our nervous system. May alter consciouness and awareness, influence how we pervceive things, modify moods, feelings, emotions, and thoughts.
    Psychoactive Drugs
  2. The procedure that a person will experience change in :

    Sensations
    Perceptions
    Thoughts
    Feelings
    Behaviors
    Hypnosis
  3. Asking a person to stare at an object or close their eyes, suggesting that the person is becoming very relaxed.
    Hypnotic Induction
  4. Behavioral patterns of compulsive and overwhelming desire to obtain and use drugs.
    Also, strong tendencey to relapse after quitting.
    Addiction
  5. Stimulant

    Opium, Morphine, Heroin

    3 Primary Effects: 
             Anaglesia (pain reduction)
             Euphoria (pleasureable state - Sleep/Wake)
             Constipation
    Opiates
  6. A person uses a drug repeatedly, the original dose of the drug no longer produces the desired effect, so increasingly doses must be taken to obtain desired behavioral effect.
    Tolerance
  7. Need of drug to prevent painful withdrawl symptoms.
    Dependecncy
  8. Painful physical & psychological symptoms occur when a dependent person stops taking a drug.
    Withdrawl Sypmptoms
  9. Increase activity of the central nervous system and result in heightened alertness, arousal, euphoria, and decreased appitite.
    Stimulants
  10. * Can be smoked or snorted
    *Produces instantaneous high
    *High risk of addition and dependencey
    Methamphetamine or D-" "
  11. Similar to amphetamine, but includes deminishing fatigue.

    Can produce:
                      anxiety
                      emotional instability
                      suspiscion
    Cocaine
  12. Mild stimulant
    Produces physio and psychological arousal:
             Decreases fatigue & drowsiness
             Feeling of alertness
             Improved reaction time
    Caffeine
  13. Stimulant triggers rewards and  pleasures center.
    Nicotine

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