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This version accommodates the most up-tp-date and finished info at the body structure, neurochemistry and sociology of substances in to at least one of the easiest test/reference books at the topic. advised studying for AOD counseling certification and followed through hundreds and hundreds of schools and universities in addition to federal, country and native legislations enforcement companies, this article offers readers at each point with a considerate and during exam of the actual and psychological results of psychoactive medicinal drugs and compulsive behaviors.

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EXPERIMENTATION (p. 33) Experimentation occurs when a person’s curiosity about the effects of a drug prompts them to try it if/when it becomes available. No pattern of use develops, and there are limited negative consequences unless large amounts are used at one time, the person has an allergic reaction, the person has a pre-existing physical or mental condition, she is pregnant, etc. C. SOCIAL/RECREATIONAL USE (p. 33) A person seeks out a known drug and wants to experience a known effect, but there is no established pattern.

S. from Mexico. In the late 1980s and 1990s there was a resurgence in abuse of illicit methamphetamines, particularly “crank” (methamphetamine sulfate), and “crystal meth” (dextro isomer methamphetamine hydrochloride). 5. “Ice” In the 1990s, “crystal meth” (“ice,” “glass,” “batu,” or “shabu”), was trending toward major abuse. Many Asian countries saw severe abuse problems with this drug (“shabu,” “batu,” “ya ba”, etc). In Arab countries, phenethylline (Captagon®) a drug that is metabolized in the body into amphetamine has seen recent abuse.

KHAT & METHCATHINONE 1. Khat (“qat,” “shat,” “miraa”) 2. Methcathinone B. BETEL NUTS C. YOHIMBE D. EPHEDRA (EPHEDRINE) 1. Herbal Ecstasy® & Herbal Nexus® IX. HISTORY OF USE 1. Tea 2. Coffee 3. Cocoa 4. Caffeinated Soft Drinks (colas) 5. Energy Drink Phenomenon 6. Other Plants Containing Caffeine B. PHARMACOLOGY C. PHYSICAL &MENTAL EFFECTS D. TOLERANCE, WITHDRAWAL, & ADDICTION 3 Chapter 3 – Uppers X. NICOTINE A. HISTORY 1. American Indians & Tobacco 2. Growth of Cigarette Smoking 3. Smokeless Tobacco B.

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