Crystal Methamphetamine

Crystal Methamphetamine - Withdrawels Loss of energy...

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 12/13/10 Crystal Methamphetamine Jordan Belliveau Daniel Barrows
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 12/13/10 Click to edit Master subtitle style Crystal Methamphetamine C10H15N Form of d- methamphetamine Crystal Meth Synthesized via  reduction of  ephedrine using red  phosphorus and  iodine
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 12/13/10 Mechanism Sends a message to  the brain cells to  increase release of  Dopamine Blocks reuptake of  Dopamine Causes  accumulation of  Dopamine for 8-12 
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 12/13/10 Side Effects Anorexia Addictive Hyperactivity Restlessness Anxiety Excessive feelings of  power and 
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 12/13/10 Therapy No approved Medication Rehabilitation Centers Therapy/ Support Groups
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Unformatted text preview: Withdrawels Loss of energy Depression Shaking, nausea Drug craving 12/13/10 References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methamphetamine http://www.bombshock.com/old-forums-archive/oldf http://www.helium.com/items/1258681-understandin http://www.thebody.com/content/art2493.html Pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/meth/body/methbrain noflash.htm Drugabuse.gov/infofacts/methamphetamine.html 12/13/10 Questions What is the neurotransmitter affected by Crystal Meth? What are two side affects of Crystal Meth? What is the treatment for addiction/withdrawing from the drug?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course BIO 3101 taught by Professor Dan during the Spring '10 term at Worcester.

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