KNH 242 ch 7 summary

Most stimulants cause psychological dependence 1

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Unformatted text preview: y cells rely on it, continued use is then required if a person stops taking the drug they may develop withdrawal illness, in some cases withdrawal can be life threatening. II. Major Psychoactive Drugs A. Stimulants ­ excite the CNS, on stimulants people feel uplifted and not fatigued. Most stimulants cause psychological dependence. 1. Caffeine ­ relatively harmless stimulant when consumed in moderate amounts. Pregnant women are advised not to c...
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2013 for the course KNH 242 taught by Professor Susanlipnickey during the Fall '11 term at Miami University.

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