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Addictive Behavior
Behavior based on the pathological need for a substance or activity. May involve the abuse of substances such as nicotine, alchohol or cocaine.
Psychoactive drugs
Durgs that affect mental functioning.
Toxicity
Poisonous nature of a substance.
Substance Abuse
Maladaptive pattern of substance use manifested by recurrent and significant adverse consequenses related to the use of the substance.
Subsance dependence
Severe form of substance abuse disorder involving physiological dependence on the substance, tolerance, withdrawl and compulsive drug taking.
Tolerence
Need for increased ammounts of a drug in order to achieve desired effects
Withdrawl Symptoms
Physical symptoms such as sweating, tremors and tesion that accompany abstinece from some drug.
Alchoholism
Dependece on alchohol that seriously interferes with life adjustment.
Mesocorticolimbic Dopamine Pathway (MCLP)
Center of psychoactive drug in the brain. this area is involved in the release of dopamine and in mediating the rewarding properties of the drug.
Moderating
Amoderating variable is a variable that influences the association between two other variables
Caffeine
A drug of depence found in many commonly available drinks and foods.
Nicotine
Addictive alkaloid that is the chief ingridient in tabacco and a drug of dependence.
Opium
Narctic drug that leads to physiological dependence and the development of tolenrance; derrivatives are morphine, heroin and codeine.
Morphine
Addictive drug that is derived from opium that can serve as a powerfull pain reliever and sedative.
Heroin
Powerfull psychoactive drug that is derived from opium, that relieves pain but is even more intense and adictive than morphine.
Cocaine
Stimulating and pain reducing psychoactive drug.
Amphetamine
Drugs that produces a psychologiaclly stimulating and energizing effect.
Barbituates
Synthetic drug that acts as a depresant to calm the individual and induse sleep.
Hallucinogens
Drugs known t induce hallucinations; often reffered to as "psychodelics"
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
The most potent hallucunogen. it is odorless, colorless and tasteless and an ammount smaller than a garin of salt can produce intoxication.
Mescaline
Hallucinogenic drug derived from the peyote cactus
Psilocybin
Hallucinogenic drug derived from a variety of mushrooms.
Ectasy
A synthetic drug that acts both as a hallucinogen and a stimulant.
Marijuana
Mild hallucinogenic drug derived from hemp plant.
Hashish
he strongest drug derived from the hemp plant; a relative of marijuan that is usually smoked.