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Drugs & The Nervous System
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Medicinal Uses All drugs affect receptor sites on neurons Pain Relief – narcotics, analgesics Cardiovascular Problems – regulate heartrate,  blood pressure Stimulants – increase impulses Depressants – decrease impulses
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Abuse Dependence  Tolerance Addiction Withdrawal
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Stimulants Caffeine Nicotine Cocaine Amphetamines
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Depressants Alcohol Barbituates
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Unformatted text preview: Narcotics Heroin Abused prescription pain relievers Hallucinogens Alter moods, thoughts and senses LSD Ergot Psilocybe mushrooms Datura Peyote Ecstasy (also considered a depressant) Side Effects Liver, heart, lung, or brain damage Cancer Changes in genitalia, sex drive Weight changes Depression or bipolarity (murder/suicide)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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