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what is a depressant?
a depressant is a drug that slows down the workings of the brain.
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what is a hallucinogen?
a hallucinogen distorts what a person sees and hears.
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what is a painkiller?
a painkiller is a drug that stops nerve impulses so no pain is felt.
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what is a performance enhancer?
this is a drug that develops muscles
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what is a stimulant?
a stimulant speeds up the working of the brain and helps people with depression.
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what makes people addicted to ciggarrettes?
nicotine.
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what is tolerence?
this is when people have been taking drugs for a long time and they feel they need larger doses to achieve the same effect.
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what are withdrawal symptoms?
people get these when they try to give up a drug e.g.short tempered.
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alcohol, solvents and temazepam are examples of what kind of drug.
these are all depressants.
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LSD and magic mushrooms are examples of what kind of drug.
these are halluginogens.
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paracetamel and ibuprofen are examples of what kind of drug.
these are painkillers.
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anabolic steroids are stimulants. true or false?
false these are performance enhancers.
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ecstasy, nicotine and caffeine are what kind of drug.
these are stimulants.
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which class of drug, (A,B,C) is th most dangerous?
Class A drugs are the most dangerous.
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why does nicotine affect the body differently to alcohol?
nicotine is a stimulant whereas alcohol is a depressant.
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