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Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders Crossword

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Testing Your Knowledge of Key Terms Related to Substance and Addictive Disorders

Created Date 06.28.15
Last Updated 07.07.15
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  • mild to extreme use that is reversible, produce maladaptive behaviors, and have effects caused by usage.
  • requiring an increased dosage of a substance to achieve the desired effect.
  • tolerance to one drug translates to tolerance of the other.
  • Withdrawal symptom characterized by disorientation, severe agitation, high blood pressure and fever.
  • liver disease that occurs in about 10 to 15% of people with alcoholism.
  • Severe consequence of alcohol use, occuring when alcohol drank by a pregnant mother harms the fetus.
  • Special receptors in the brain designed to receive the active ingredient in marijuana, THC.
  • Drug that is produced in the lab, also know as uppers, bennies and speed.
  • a form of methamphetamine that produces longer lasting and more intense physiological reactions.
  • Drug produced from the leaves of the South American coca plant.
  • Drug type that works as a depressant of the CNS. Comes in two class: barbituates and benzodiazepines.
  • Drugs such as heroin, codeine, or any drug derived from the opium poppy.
  • Synthetic form of opium frequently used as an agonist substitution.
  • Drug that produces altered states of bodily perception and sensation.
  • The most popular and widely known synthetic hallucinogen.
  • Drug that is most commonly used by teenages and is popular because of its immediate effects.
  • therapy that aims to identify the antecedents and consequences of drug use and then develop reductions to use.
  • Drug abuse therapy where a negative sensation is associated with drug use.
  • type of therapy where a chemically similar safe medication is substituted for the drug being abused.
  • Biological treatment that produces antibodies that bind to the targeted drug before it reaches the brain.