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Health Class - Drug Unit

Types of Nerve Cells Sensory, Inter, Motor
The Sensory Nerve cell function is pick up information internal/external environments
The Inter nerve cells function is Found in brain and spinal court. Interprets message-sends signal to motor neuron
The Motor nerve cells function is acts on the message by activating muscle and glands. sends messages to muscles and glands.
Parts of the Neuron Dendrites, Axon, Terminal Ends and Synapse
Dendrites function are starts message by pickng up signals and sending them down the axon
Axons function are carries messages to the terminal end
Terminal end functions are The end of one neuron, message must "Jump" to a receiving dendrite
Synapse functions are Gap or space between a terminal end and a dendrite (where all drugs go to work)
The Nervous System an electro-chemical communication system that coordinates all our thoughts, actions feelings
examples of "everyday Highs" are Dopamine, Serotonin, hugging, infatuation, relaxation, eating, sports and hobbies
Addiction anything that produces pleasure
Stimulants include cocaine, ampetamine, methamphetamine, MDMA, caffeine, nicotine, MPH, Ritalin
Cannabinoids include Marijuana, Hashish
Hallucinogens include LSD, Mescaline, Psilocybin
Dissociative Anesthetics include PCP, Ketamine
Inhalants include volatile solvents, aerosol, gases, nitrites
Narcotics include Opium, herion, morphine, codeine, fentanyl, oxycotin, vicodin
Anti Inflammatories Ibuprofen, aspirin, Motrin, alieve
Club drugs include MDMA, GHB, Rohypnol
Depressants include Alcohol, Barbiturates, tranquilizers, sleeping pills, GHB, Methaqualone
Created by: kgeiser