USE, MISUSE AND ABUSE
DRUG CATEGORIES
SHORT TERM/ LONG TERM
MISC.
AOD
100
Taking a medication four times a day instead of the prescribed three times a day.
MISUSE
100
Anything derived from the opium plant
NARCOTIC
100
Name a short term and a long term of effect of alcohol on the brain
S = L =
100
Main constituent of opium
MORPHINE
100
Amount of alcohol the liver oxidizes in one hour
1/3 - 1/2 OZ.
200
Having a beer with your father on New Year's Eve at the age of 20.
ABUSE
200
Known as "uppers"; these drugs speed up the central nervous.
STIMULANTS
200
Name a short term and a long term effect of alcohol on the liver
S = L =
200
Name two synthetic drugs derived from morphine
HEROIN, OXY CONTIN
200
This drug may cause a sudden burst of anger known as a "roid rage".
ANABOLIC STEROIDS
300
Using medicinal marijuana (marinol) for cancer; following the directions completely.
USE
300
These drugs are known as pyschoactive, meaning action on the brain. Some cause people to visualize things that are not there; were as others cause people to dissociate themselves from reality.
HALLUCINOGENS
300
Name a short term effect of alcohol and one's ability to drive or operate heavy machinery
S =
300
Name the levels of alcoholism
ABUSE, DEPENDENCY, ADDICTION
300
Cocaine belongs to what drug category
STIMULANT
400
Using a laxative to help lose weight continuously; eventually leading to bleading of the stomach.
ABUSE
400
These drugs are known as "downers" they can slow down the central nervous system.
DEPRESSANTS
400
The process of changing alcohol into water, carbon dioxide and energy
OXIDATION
400
Name five factors that influence alcohol's effect on an individual
TOLERANCE, BODY WEIGHT, AGE, GENDER, MOOD, BODY COMPOSITION, TYPE OF DRINK, SPEED OF DRINKING, FOOD IN STOMACH
400
#1 abused drug in the US
ALCOHOL
500
Taking esctasy at a rave party
ABUSE
500
A drug made to mimic the effects of a drug versus a drug made to mimic the look of a drug.
DESIGNER DRUG VERSUS A LOOK A LIKE DRUG
500
Drinking while pregnant 3-4 times a week can lead to what
FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME (FAS)
500
Explain why hashish is more potent than marijuana
THERE IS A HIGHER CONCENTRATION OF THC IN HASHISH
500
Name the four drug categories known as psychoactive drugs
STIMULANTS, DEPRESSANTS, HALLUCINOGENS AND NARCOTICS
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