Ch18 - Chapter 18 Substance Misuse and Abuse OBJECTIVE 1:...

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Chapter 18 Substance Misuse and Abuse OBJECTIVE 1: IDENTIFY THE SIX MAIN CATEGORIES OF COMMONLY MISUSED OR ABUSED SUBSTANCES. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 1. Amphetamines, dextroamphetamines and methamphetamines are— a. Stimulants. b. Depressants. c. Narcotics. d. Hallucinogens Class: Recall, Difficulty: Hard 2. Which of the following are slang names for stimulants? a. Weed, reefer and tea b. Acid, angel dust and buttons c. Purple hearts, reds and brew d. Bennies, speed and meth Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 3. LSD, psilocybin, PCP and mescaline are all examples of— a. Stimulants. b. Hallucinogens. c. Depressants. d. Narcotics. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Hard 4. What are slang names for hallucinogens? Acid Mushrooms Angel dust Peyote
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Buttons Mesc Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 5. The most common stimulants in America are legal. Which of the following is the most common stimulant? a. Caffeine b. Nicotine c. Asthma medications d. Crack cocaine Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 6. The most widely used and abused depressant in the United States is— a. Valium. b. Caffeine. c. Alcohol. d. Phencyclidine. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 7. Barbiturates, benzodiazepines and alcohol are examples of— a. Depressants. b. Stimulants. c. Hallucinogens. d. Narcotics. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 8. Morphine, codeine and heroin are all examples of— a. Depressants. b. Narcotics. c. Stimulants. d. Hallucinogens. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Hard 9. _____ are so highly addictive that they are not available except by prescription. Narcotics
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Class: Recall, Difficulty: Easy 10. Nitrous oxide, acetone, butane and kerosene are all examples of— a. Depressants. b. Narcotics. c. Inhalants. d. Stimulants. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 11. What are some effects of cannabis products? Feeling of elation Distorted perceptions of time and space Impaired judgment and motor coordination Class: Recall, Difficulty: Hard 12. The most widely used illicit drug in the United States is— a. Alcohol. b. Marijuana. c. LSD. d. Heroin. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Easy 13. Corticosteroids are used to counteract the toxic effects of, and allergic reactions to, absorbed poisons while anabolic steroids are used to _____. Enhance physical performance, increase muscle mass and stimulate weight gain. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Hard 14. Drugs like methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), often called ecstasy, belong to a category of substances known as— a. Stimulants.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2008 for the course HLTH 2120 taught by Professor Bryant during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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Ch18 - Chapter 18 Substance Misuse and Abuse OBJECTIVE 1:...

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