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Drugs and the Neuroscience

Psychology

Quiz 6 :

Psychostimulants

Quiz 6 :

Psychostimulants

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Which is an example of a street drug that belongs to the cathinone family of drugs?
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Jackie, a chemist who specializes in drugs of abuse, is giving a seminar to drug enforcement officials. She explains why "crystal labs" routinely convert cocaine from coca paste to a salt form. She makes the point, "The salt form of cocaine produces a ____."
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According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, approximately how many Americans used cocaine in 2009?
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Amphetamine was first used to treat ADHD in ____.
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What were Freud's views on cocaine use?
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Jeanette gets a call from her son's high school principal, who informs Jeanette that her son was caught with kiddie coke. What drug name is likely to be listed on the principal's write-up of the incident?
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Psychostimulants are also referred to as ____.
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The salt form of psychostimulants is necessary for the insufflation (snorting) route because drugs must be ____ for proper absorption through membranes of the nose, throat, and lungs.
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What is the relationship between crack and cocaine?
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What fraction of children with ADHD are prescribed methylphenidate?
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Drugs that increase psychomotor and sympathetic nervous system activity are referred to as ____.
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According to research studies, who is least likely to become addicted to cocaine?
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Who was instrumental in providing an early in-depth review of cocaine, which included information on coca plants, ancient human use, effects observed in animals, and self-reports?
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Which is an example of a psychostimulant drug?
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What is an example of a legitimate medical use for a psychostimulant?
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In 2006, U.S. pharmacies placed restrictions on the sale of cold remedies because many contain the chemicals ephedrine and pseudoephedrine; chemicals used for the production of ____.
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How were cathinones, derived from the khat plant, first introduced to the Western world?
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After landing in the emergency room, Darius finds out that he had high levels of methylecgonidine in his body. Upon further inquiry, Darius learns that methylecgonidine is a ____.
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Why is it problematic that cocaine remains classified as a narcotic by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration?
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Darren has just taken a psychostimulant drug. What can he expect?
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