Chapter 9 - GHB, inhalants, and Anesthetics

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  1. gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
    substance that serves as both a drug and a neurotransmitter that produces CNS depressant effects
  2. electroencephalography (EEG)
    method for recording the electrical activity of brain areas through electrodes placed on the scalp
  3. evoked potential
    EEG recording during a specific stimulus presentation
  4. event-related potential
    EEG recording during a behavioural or cognitive activity
  5. inhalants
    vaporous chemicals that elicit psychoactive effects
  6. sudden sniffing death syndrome
    inhalant overdose characterized by a series of adverse effects including stupor, seizure, unconsciousness, cessation of breathing, and cardiac arrest

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Chapter 9 - GHB, inhalants, and Anesthetics
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