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2. What do depressants do?

  • They slow down brain activity
  • They cause more neurotransmitter molecules to diffuse across the synapse
  • They release receptor molecules

3. Alcohol is a...

  • placebo
  • depressant
  • stimulant
  • painkiller

4. What best describes cannabis?

  • available on prescription
  • illegal
  • class A
  • not addictive

5. Thalidomide was used to treat morning sickness in pregnancy, why was it later banned?

  • It was not effective
  • Babies were born with severe limb deformities
  • The mothers fell gravely ill and there was a 75% increase in the chance of a premature birth

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