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Unformatted text preview: outcome • Withdrawal : physiological withdrawal symptoms (negative) Substance categories: • Depressants: o Decrease central nervous system activity o Alcohol o Sedative: hypnotic o Anxiolytic drugs (prescribed for insomnia) o Barbiturates (sedatives) and benzodiazepines (reduce anxiety) • Stimulants: o Caffeine o Nicotine o Amphetamines o Cocaine • Opiates: o Natural chemicals in the opium poppy o Natural opiates o Synthetic variations (methadone, pethidine) o Comparable substances that occur naturally in the brain (enkephalins, beta-endorphins, dynorphins) o Morphine o Codeine o Heroin • Hallucinogens: o Marijuana o LSD o Psilocybin o Lysergic acid amide o Dimethyltryptamine o mescaline • Other drugs: o Inhalents o Steroids o Designer drugs...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course PSY 466 taught by Professor Erinlanphier during the Fall '09 term at ASU.
- Fall '09
- Abnormal Psychology