Depressants - 16:05 Depressants Alcohol Barbiturates...

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16:05 Depressants Alcohol Barbiturates Benzodazepines Marijuana GHB Stimulants Caffeine Nicotine Amphetimine Cocaine Hallucinogens Mescaline MDMA- ecstasy Lsd Pcp- angel dust opiates
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Stats on drug use 11 million –bing drink (5 or more once or per week) 62 million- smoke 10 million smpoke pot 3 million tranquilizers and amphetamine 1.5 million- cocaine 1 million- pcp or lsd neurotransmitters excitatory- glutamate inhibitory- gaba acetylcholine dopamine psychophamacology antagonist agonist- coke addiction tolerance
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alcohol 100,000 dtahs each year 100 billion in lost productivity drunk driving accidents ½ suicides and murders cirrhosis of liver fetal alcohol syndrome < neurogenesis alchololoic serious drinking problem alcholism- depdence- 1/7 abuse more than 37% have mental problems alcohol withdrawak is more lethal than opiate withdrawal cirrhosis of the liver Malnutirition Stomach pains Chronic fatigue Oversensitivity
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Depression Impaired reasoning Personailty deterioration
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course PSYCH 01:830:340 taught by Professor Shors during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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Depressants - 16:05 Depressants Alcohol Barbiturates...

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