EDCO 740 Quiz 2

EDCO 740 Quiz 2 Liberty University

  1. Which of these was NOT one of the early medical uses for amphetamine first studied in the 1930s?
  2. Studies of the mechanism of action of the amphetamines have focused mainly on
  3. Which choice below is NOT a street-name for amphetamine/methamphetamine?
  4. When cocaine is mixed with simple chemicals, including baking soda and water, it dries into a smokable lump called
  5. The most common way cocaine is used recreationally is by
  6. Today, the most common use of amphetamines is for treating
  7. What is cocaine still used for medically?
  8. Cocaethylene
  9. In 1880s, what medical invention improved the drug delivery system, allowing physicians to experiment with the available supply of pure cocaine?
  10. Which famous early mental health pioneer endorsed, then retracted, the promotion of cocaine?
  11. ______________ cause a relaxation of blood vessels and arteries and reduce blood pressure, with high doses resulting in a brief period of faintness or even unconsciousness.
  12. The substance, _____________ , occurs naturally in the brain, has been known for some time to be a CNS depressant, and has been used in some countries as an anesthetic.
  13. Because the short-acting barbiturates (with rapid onset) produce effects similar to alcohol, they were more likely to be abused and lead to ____________________ dependence.
  14. Amyl nitrite was first introduced into medicine in the mid-1800s as a treatment for ________________ pain.
  15. Research on insomnia sufferers revealed that people who visit their doctors complaining of insomnia should probably be evaluated for ____________________ .
  16. Which choice of substances below can be inhaled to produce intoxication?
  17. Two drugs that were introduced as being safer than the barbiturates, but in the long run proved to be not much safer, were
  18. _____________________ use has traditionally been more common among poor Hispanic youth and on Indian reservations.
  19. The four most widely sold benzodiazepines are all longer-acting drugs sold primarily as
  20. Withdrawal from long-term use of sedative-hypnotic drugs is characterized by
  21. There are typically four groups of chemicals that people will inhale to get high.  Which one below is NOT one of those groups?
  22. The major advantage of the benzodiazepines over the barbiturates seems to be
  23. Even safe depressants/sedatives can be lethal when mixed with which other substance?
  24. Benzodiazepines are commonly prescribed for ________________ disorders.
  25. Barbiturates are grouped together according to their ___________________________ .
  26. Growth retardation, small head circumference, small eyes, flattened bridge of the nose, and mental retardation are signs of
  27. Which book seems to have had the most significant influence on American attitudes about alcoholism?
  28. Which answer below is NOT one of the stages that person who is dependent on alcohol will go through when alcohol intake is stopped?
  29. Research shows that people are more likely to have sex on a date (including first dates) when they ______________ on that date.
  30. Tremors, hallucinations, delusions, and seizures are all symptoms associated with
  31. Which disease below has been shown to develop from drinking too much alcohol?
  32. The measurement system used to understand “drunkeness” rests on a person’s BAC, which stands for
  33. In 2015, about what percentage of college students reports drinking alcohol at least once within the past month?
  34. If one member of a pair of identical twins is dependent on alcohol, the other twin
  35. Although the exact mechanisms for the CNS effect of alcohol are not completely understood, it is now believed that the most important of its many effects is
  36. Heating a solution of alcohol and water, then collecting the alcohol vapors and condensing them into a liquid with a higher alcohol content, is called
  37. Cannabis used for medicinal purposes has been shown to be effective for which of the following ailments:
  38. In general, experienced smokers of marijuana report increased ratings of:
  39. The primary active ingredient in marijuana is
  40. The earliest known reference to cannabis was found in a pharmacy book in:
  41. The relationship of THC to Cannabis is very similar to the relationship between ______________ due to the similar chemicals found in both.
  42. Most of the resin is in which part of the cannabis plant?
  43. The process where the male plants are removed so the female plants produce more flowers and no seeds leads to what form of cannabis?
  44. Hashish refers to
  45. ____________________ is a chemical isolated from brain tissue that has marijuana-like properties.
  46. A potent carcinogen, __________________ , is found in greater amounts in marijuana than in tobacco.
  47. At higher THC concentrations some infrequent smokers have reported negative effects such as:
  48. There was an Islamic cult known to use cannabis and who killed for political reasons called ______________________ , from which we get our word, “assassin.”
  49. Tolerance to the effects of smoked marijuana
  50. There have been found to be over __________ different chemicals in marijuana.
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