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Drugs in American Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 9 :
Heroin and the Opiates

Quiz 9 :
Heroin and the Opiates

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Which of the following is not a narcotic, opiate, or opioid drug?
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B

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Which of the following is not a narcotic, opiate, or opioid drug?
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E

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The heroin that is derived from poppies grown in Afghanistan is shipped mainly to:
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C

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Overall, the most effective and efficient analgesics are:
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Of all the well-known drugs, evidence suggests, which of the following ranks dead last with respect to the percentage of the U.S. population who uses it?
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Which of the following painkillers or analgesics are not narcotics?
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Which of the following effects is not an effect of the relevant dose or doses of narcotic drugs?
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Compared with most of the other drugs, the margin between the ED and LD for narcotics is:
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On a dose-by-dose basis, which of the following drugs is most likely to cause death by overdose?
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Which of the following is used by a greater number of people-heroin versus all of the other narcotics added together?
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From interviews of arrestees, sociologists have discovered that among criminals born after 1953, the percentage who said that they had used heroin has:
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From interviews of arrestees, sociologists have discovered that among criminals born after 1970, the percentage who said that they had used crack cocaine has:
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Currently, the drug that causes the greatest number of deaths by overdose, in absolute numbers, is:
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Evidence suggests that, currently, the majority of heroin used on the street in the United States comes into the country from:
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According to MTF, most high school seniors believe that the regular use of heroin is:
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In the 1990s, several media sources reported that a new heroin epidemic had gripped the United States. Toward the end of the first decade of the 2000s, that epidemic had:
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Soporific refers to the capacity to:
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A study compared controlled opiate users with narcotic addicts and found that the former differed from the latter in:
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Given the maladies, harms, and dangers associated with narcotics, the questions that nonusers are likely to pose to persons who do use them are the following: "Why use narcotics?" "Why turn on in the first place?" Discuss the answer that users of narcotics give, knowing what you know from interview studies.
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What distinguishes controlled narcotic users from compulsive narcotic users, addicts, and abusers? How do controlled users avoid addiction? What are some tactics that might distinguish them-but don't?
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