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Drug use and Abuse
health final
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Health Care
9th Grade
06/01/2009

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Amphetamines
Definition
stimulants that speed up the heart and breathing and cause anxiety, sleeplessness, and loss of apetite
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Anabolic Steroid
Definition
synthetic dervivates of testosterone
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Cannabis
Definition
marijuana/damages body
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Cocaine
Definition
a drug that causes,depression
irritability,mental disorders,damage to lining of nose,&blood vessels when sniffed, seizures, heart faliure, stroke,&death
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Crack
Definition
extremely addicting form of cocaine w.the same affects and problem, including in somnia,
agitation,┬Ânoia.(5 to 10 min of use)
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Depressents
Definition
sedatives; drugs that tent to slow down the central nervous system
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Flashbacks
Definition
the affects of the drug come back to you
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Hallucinogen
Definition
psychedelics; drugs that alter mood, thought, and the senses
-PCP (phencyclidine)
-LSD
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Hashish
Definition
dark brown resin collected from the tops of the cannibis plant
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Heroin
Definition
a type of narcotic
-decreased alterness,, confusion, stupor, slurred speech, nausea, vomiting, unconsciousness, and possibly death
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Illegal Substances
Definition
against the laws (drugs)
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Inhalants
Definition
substances with fumes that are sniffed and inhaled to give hallucinogenic high
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LSD
Definition
lysergic acid diet hylamid, hallucingens
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Marijuana
Definition
cannibis
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Physchological Dependence
Definition
the belief that one needs a drug in order to feel good or function normally
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Stimulants
Definition
a drug that increases the action of the central nervous system, the heart respiratory rates, &blood pressure, causes the pupils to dilate, and appetite decreases
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THC levels in marijuana
Definition
how they measure how much marijuana you have consumed
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Narcotics
Definition
a medicine that makes you feel no pain
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PCP
Definition
angle dust, hencylidine
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Psychedelic Drugs
Definition
whose primary action is to alter the thought processes of the brain and perception of the mind
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