Drug use and abuse 2

a feeling of well-being that may not necessarily be based in reality
euphoria

Drugs that reduce the activity of the central nervous system are known as:
stimulants

Naturally occurring or synthetically produced drugs that can cause hallucinations are known as:
hallucinogens

? suppress brain activity by blocking the ability of nerves in the brain to send or receive signals.
barbiturates

? reduce the physical and psychological symptoms of anxiety by reducing brain activity
tranquilizers

first used by Europeans as a local anesthetic; now abused for its euphoric effects
cocaine

found in cocoa beans, tea leaves, and cocoa beans
caffeine

prescribed for pain involving serious injury or surgery
morphine

illegal derivative of morphine that is sold on the street as a white powder
heroin

can evoke feelings of terror or panic
LSD

causes user to experience a conscious dreamlike state
marijuana

The class of drug that increases the activity of the central nervous system is known as
stimulant

pain killing drugs derived from opium are known as
narcotics

? increase the heart rate and suppress the appetite
amphetamine

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