Drugs and the Neuroscience

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Quiz 5 :

Drugs of Abuse

Quiz 5 :

Drugs of Abuse

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Stephan who has struggled with alcoholism most of his adult life has not had a drink of alcohol in the last 12 months. However, he still has strong cravings to drink alcohol from time-to-time. What term characterizes Stephan's remission state?
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Criticisms of controlled substances schedules address which two issues?
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A maladaptive pattern of substance use that does not involve tolerance or dependence is referred to as ____.
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One of the first national regulations on drugs of abuse was the Harrison Narcotics Act passed, which restricted the sale of narcotics for medical uses. When was this law passed?
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Big Pharma is testing a new drug, Medforma. Which governmental agency will be in charge of designating Medforma's schedule classification?
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Early clinical definitions of addiction focused on the development of tolerance, physical dependence, and craving (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1995). What is a criticism of this definition?
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Early clinical definitions of addiction focused on the development of tolerance, physical dependence, and ____ (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1995).
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One source currently describes addiction as substance dependence: "maladaptive pattern of substance use, leading to clinically significant impairment or distress as manifested by three (or more) [symptoms] occurring at any time in the same 12-month period." What is the source?
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Dr. Donahue is characterizing the effects of a schedule V drug, ChemZ, on the central nervous system. According to its schedule, we can determine that ChemZ is deemed to have a ____.
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A return to a chronic drug use state that meets the clinical features of addiction is referred to as ____.
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Suzette, a recovering heroin addict, is currently in sustained full remission. What does this mean?
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How do drug-addiction models differ from clinical definitions of addiction?
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Dr. Rodriguez is characterizing the effects of a schedule I drug, ChemY, on the central nervous system. According to its schedule, we can determine that ChemY is deemed to have a ____.
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Which act first described drugs of abuse as controlled substances, requiring the legal regulation of certain drugs with abuse potential and leading to an abuse potential/medical use classification system?
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The DSM addiction definition differs from earlier definitions because it considers ____.
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Who is engaging in recreational drug use?
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A 1994 New York Times article illustrated the appropriateness of drug scheduling by gathering the opinions of two prominent drug abuse experts, Jack Henningfield and Neal Benowitz (Hilts, 1994). What was a major finding of this article?
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Laws at the state and national level limit the availability of drugs deemed to ____.
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How do some drug developers circumvent existing drug schedules?
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Professor Eagleton is giving a lecture on drug enforcement and regulation. What point is she most likely to make about the drug scheduling process?
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