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2. How does tolerance work in regards to cocaine?

  • Tolerance does not develop at all
  • The brain becomes less sensitive to cocaine and natural dopamine production
  • Users are able to reach the same high every time as their inital experience
  • Tolerance takes around 6 months to build up

3. What is an example of a withdrawal symptom from cocaine?

  • Increased concentration
  • Agitation and restless behaviour
  • Intense euphoria

4. How does cocaine work?

  • It inhibits the reuptake of dopamine & other neurotransmitters
  • By mimicking endorphins
  • It blocks the release of dopamine

5. What is an example of a psychological dependency on cocaine?

  • Urges to use cocaine when they're in specific surroundings or socialising with friends
  • When the user's body adapts to cocaine and cannot biologically function without it

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