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Unformatted text preview: March 7, 2008 [ P s y c h o l o g y ] REM (Varies ;) – Deepest sleep and the lightest; Insomnia – Persistent problems in falling asleep or wakening too early. Sleep Apnea – Repeated interruption of breathing during sleep because air passages to the lungs are physically blocked or brain stops activation the diaphragm Narcolepsy – Sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during normal waking hours (MR. BEAN) Nightmares – Anxiety-arousing dreams generally occurring near the end of the sleep cycle, during REM sleep. Night Terrors – It’s abrupt awakenings from NREM (non-rapid-eye-movement) sleep accompanied by intense physiological arousal and feelings of panic. Psychoactive Drugs – Chemicals that change conscious awareness, mood, or perception. Depressants (Sedatives) Alcohol, Barbiturates, Antianxiety drugs, Rohypnol, Ketamine, COHB Tension reduction, euphoria, disinhibition, drowsiness, muscle relaxation Stimulants Cocaine, Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, MDMA Exhilaration, euphoria, high physical and mental...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 1301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..
- Spring '08