soc chapter 3

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soc chapter 3
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  1. what is a chemical substance that alters perceptions and mood
    psychoactive drug
  2. what are examples of psychoactive drugs
    LSD, Prozac, shrooms, esctacy
  3. what is the diminishing effect with regular use of the same does of a drug, requiring the user to take larger and larger doses before experiencing the drugs effect
    tolerance
  4. what is the discomfort and distress that follow discontinuing the use of an addictive drug both physically and emotionally
    withdrawal
  5. what is a physiological need for a drug, marked by unpleasant withdrawal symptoms when the drug is discontinued
    physical dependence
  6. what is a psychological need to use a drug, such as to relieve negative emtions
    psychological dependence
  7. what is a compulsive drug craving and use
    addiction
  8. what are drugs that reduce neural activity and slow body functions
    depressants
  9. what are drugs that depress the activity of the central nervous system, reducing anxiety but impairing memory and judgement
    barbiturates
  10. what is opium and its derivatives, such as morphine and heroin depress neural activity, temporarily lessening pain and anxiety
    opiates
  11. what are drugs that excite neural activity and speed up body functions
    stimulants
  12. what are drugs that stimulate neural activity, causing speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood change
    amphetamines
  13. what is a powerfully addictive drug that stimulates the central nervous system, with speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood changes; over time, appears to reduce baseline dopamine levels
    methamphetamine
  14. what is a synthetic stimulant and mild hallucinogen
    ecstasy
  15. what produces euphoria and social intimacy but with short-term health risks and longer-term harm to serotonin-producing neurons and to mood and cognition
    ecstasy
  16. what are psychedelic drugs, such as LSD, that distort perceptions and evoke sensory images in the absence of sensory input
    hallucinogens
  17. what is a powerful hallucinogenic drug, also known as acid
    LSD
  18. what is the major active ingredient in marijana; triggers a variety of effects, including mild hallucinations
    THC

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