Facts_about_Psychoactive_Drugs-W08 - Name:Tim Beachy A04...

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Name:Tim Beachy A04 Facts about Psychoactive Drugs Familiarize yourself with the different types of psychoactive drugs by COMPLETING the worksheet below. Refer to your textbook as needed. Bring the completed document to class. TO RECEIVE FULL CREDIT, THIS DOCUMENT MUST BE COMPLETED, TYPED, A0 CODE AND NAME ON TOP, AND REFERENCED. CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM STIMULANTS : Major drugs & alternative names: Cocaine (crack, coke, rock), Amphetamines (Ritalin, Adderall), Methamphetamines (ice) Routes of intake: inhaling, smoking (freebasing), intravenous injections, orally ingesting Effects: anesthetic, slow heart rate, increase heart rate, weight/appetite loss, increase blood pressure, increased alertness, talkativeness, decreased fatigue, self-confidence Special problems associated with use : fatal lung and kidney damage, hallucinations, disorganized behavior MARIJUANA AND OTHER CANNABIS PRODUCTS : Major drugs & alternative names: Marihuana (pot, weed, grass), Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), Hashish
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course HEALTH 202 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '07 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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