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Unformatted text preview: -in the brain-GABA = most widely used neurotransmitter-opiates-stimulants-drugs that excite neural activity and speed up body functions-caffeine and nicotine:-both increase heart and breathing rates and other autonomic fcns to provide energy-amphetamines-stimulate neural activity, causing accelerated body functions-ecstasy-MDMA-stimulant and mild hallucinogen-produces a euphoric high and can damage serotonin-producing neurons, which results in a permanent deflation of mood and impairment of memory-cocaine-cocaine induces immediate euphoria followed by a crash-crack, a form of cocaine, can be smoked-can be sniffed/injected too-hallucinogens-hallucinogens are psychedelic drugs that distort perceptions/evoke sensory images in the absence of sensory input-LSD: powerful hallucinogenic drug that is also known as acid-THC: major active ingredient in marijuana that triggers a variety of effects...
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