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the use of cocaine by members of the general public in europe was initially in the form of

drinks, such as coca wine

Dr. W.S Halsted the father of american surgery, experimented with cocaine’s ability to produce

local anesthesia

which famous physician studied cocaine as treatment for morphine dependence and depression

sigmund frued

the 1914 new your time article, "Negro cocaine ‘fiends’ are a new southern menace,"

said that cocaine increased homicidal tendencies and improved marksmanship

what did the 1914 Harrison act do?

taxed importation and sale of coca, cocaine, and opium

most illicit cocaine in the US is powder cocaine which is

too stable to be smoked

although national survey on drug use and health data indicates greater prevalence of illicit drug use among white americans, black americans represented more than 80% of those arrested for

violation in federal crack cocaine laws

int the text, the discussion of media depictions of powder cocaine use in the early 20th century and crack cocaine use in the 1980’s was used to illustrate that

the US media and drug policies may target people of color disproportionately

cocaines effects in the brain

result from : blocking serotonin reuptake, blocking dopamine reuptake, blocking norepinephrine reuptake

the most common way cocaine is used recreationally is by


what is cocaine still used for medically

local anesthesia for nasal, laryngeal, and esophageal surgeries

cocathylene is formed in the body when

cocaine and alcohol are used together

when lab animals are given unlimited opportunities to self-administer cocaine injection

they will readily self administer it

illicit cocaine come to the US primarily from

south america

amphetamine was developed initially as a substitute for a closely related chemical derived from the chinese herb plant ma huang. that chemical is


which of these was not one of the early medical uses for amphetamine first studies in the 1930’s

treating anxiety

during world war II, amphetamines were used to

decrease fatigue by several nations militaries

Illicit use of intravenous amphetamines first became a big public concern in

the 1960’s

crystal meth refers to

meth crystals, which may be smoked

studies of the mechanism of action of the amphetamines have focused mainly on

release of norepinephrine and dopamine

which of the following is true about the current use of amphetamines to treat depression

amphetamines are used mostly as an adjunctive therapy

the effect of amphetamines on weight control

is real but small and limited in duration

inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity are characteristics of


one non-stimulant medication that has been approved for ADHD does not appear to have abuse potential, Atomoxetine is sold under the brand name


one of the more disturbing side effects of treating ADHD with amphetamines or ritalin is

decreased height and weight gains in children

the ability of stimulants to improve mental performance

depends on the complexity of the task and the dose

paranoid psychosis can be produced by

high doses of amphetamines

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