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True or False

Anabolic steroid use can cause mood swings and rage.
True
True or False

Hashish is derived from opium.
False
True or False

Over 50% of teens in this country have tried marijuana.
False
True or False

The use of amphetamines does not lead to addiction.
False
True or False

More teens are trying heroin than ever before, and more heroin users are showing up in hospital emergency rooms.
True
True or False

Driving under the influence of marijuana can be as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol.
True
True or False

Using legally prescribed medicine for nonmedical reasons is an example of substance abuse.
True
True or False

Drugs that are natural, or extracted from plants, are legal.
False
True or False

Teens in the United States are now using drugs at younder ages than ever before.
True
True of False

Cannabis smoke contains more carcinogens than cigarette smoke.
True
irrational suspiciousness or distrust of others
paranoia
a strong or even fatal reaction to taking a large amount of a drug
overdose
a feeling of intense well-being or elation that may be followed by a complete letdown
euphoria
drugs derived from the opium plant that have a sedative effect
narcotics
drugs that speed up the central nervous system
stimulants
drugs that often lead to other serious and dangerous drug use
gateway drugs
drugs that alter moods, thoughts, and sense perceptions, including vision, hearing, smell, and touch
hallucinogens
any unnecessary or improper use of chemical substances for nonmedical purposes
substance abuse
the use or sale of any substances that are illegal or otherwise not permitted
illicit drug use
chemical substances produced artificially in a laboratory
synthetic drugs
What are barbiturates, tranquilizers, and methaqualone
called?
depressants
What are organized community efforts by neighborhood residents to patrol, monitor, report, and otherwise help try to stop drug deals and drug use, known as?
drug watches
Street drugs or those substances which are against the law for people to make, use, buy, or sell, are all ________________.
illegal drugs
Areas within 1,000 feet of schools, called Drug-Free School Zones........
are areas where especially tough penalties are awarded to persons caught selling drugs inside of them.
What is a form of cannabis that is usually sold in small brown chunks that are smoked in a pipe called?
hashish
Ecstasy, a combination stimulant and hallucinogen, is an example of a _________________.
designer drug
Which is NOT true of a regular marijuana user?
a. loss of motivation
b. a sharpened memory
c. paranoia
d. lack of energy
a sharpened memory
Therapeutic communities, which can help a teen in trouble with drugs get and stay drug free, are_________ ________ ________.
residential treatment centers
Substances with breathable fumes that are sniffed to give a hallucinogenic high, resulting in severe health problems, are called__________.
inhalants
Which is NOT true of look-alike drugs? a. they are harmless substances such as sugar substitute. b. the used never knows what he or she is getting.c. they make diagnosis and treatment difficult d.they are dangerous when mixed with other drugs.
a. they are harmless substances such as sugar substitute