AP Psych Unit 5 (1).docx - Drug Category Effects on the central nervous system Effects on behavior Alcohol Depressant slows down the rate at which the

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Drug Category Effects on the central nervous system Effects on behavior Alcohol Depressant slows down the rate at which the central nervous system functions and this causes your reaction time to increase and your coordination to be disrupter and your judgement to be impaired alcohol affects social behavior in certain ways, and believe, rightly or wrongly, that they have been drinking alcohol, they will behave accordingly Opiates Depressant the brain eventually stops producing its own opiates, endorphins, which can lead to overdose to relieve pain. feel relaxed and happy, but also experience drowsiness, confusion, nausea, constipation, and slowed breathing Heroin Depressant Heroin slows down a person's brain function and affects their breathing.The person's body temperature and blood pressure drop, and their heartbeat can become irregular dry mouth,warm flushing of the skin,heavy feeling in the arms and legs,nausea and vomiting,severe itching,clouded mental functioning,going "on the nod," a back-and-forth state of being conscious and
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