PSYB32H3 Study Guide - Psilocybin Mushroom, Mescaline, Peer Pressure

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Published on 14 May 2011
School
UTSC
Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB32H3
Chapter 12: Substance-related disorders
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1.B outdrinking people implies tolerance (needing more for same effect)
2.D
3.D There isnt a single pattern of alcohol abuse, it varies.
4.A 60% (most) students in Canada drink 5+ drinks at one once since start of school
year, 35% drank 8+ and men more likely than women to have 5+. Hazardous
drinking in 17+ of pop.
5.B
6.E
7.B Hashish is made from resin from higher quality cannabis plants
8.A
9.A Feeling drowsy is effect of sedative. Heroin has extra effect of rush of ecstasy,
great self-confidence and losing all worries and fears.
10.C
11.A people continue to drink to alleviate stress b/c think it will help, even though
research shows it doesnt help with stress
12.D
13.C
SHORT ANSWER
1.Cigarette smoking is a very serious problem. Costs a lot in healthcare, addictive and
causes lung cancer. 1 in 5 deaths is due to smoking and is largest preventable cause
of premature death.
2.Withdrawal effects of opium based narcotics are like flu. Includes sweating, sneezing
and later cramps, chills and sleeplessness.
3.Hallucinogenic drugs: LSD, mescaline, psilocybin (in shrooms)
Psilocybin was found to decrease OCD symptoms over time and decreased depression.
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