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chap. 23 health

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drugs that are issued to treat or prevent disease or other conditions medicines
substances other than food that change the structure or function of the body or mind drugs
preparation introduced into the body to stimulate immune response vaccine
pain relievers analgesics
reactions to medication other than the one intended side affects
medicines work together in a positive way addictive interaction
interaction of the 2 or more medicines that results in a greater affect than when the medicines are taken alone synergistic effect
effect of one medicine is cancelled or reduced when taken with another medicine antagonistic interaction
any unnecessary or improper use of chemical substances for non-medical purposes substance abuse
chemical substances that people of any age may not lawfully manufacture, posses, buy or sell illegal drugs
use or sale of any substance that is illegal or otherwise not permitted illicit drug use
a strong, sometimes fatal reaction to taking a large amount of a drug overdose
condition on which a person believes that a drug is needed in order to feel good or to function normally psychological dependence
condition in which the user has a chemical need for the drug physiological dependance
physiological or psychological dependence on a drug addiction
plant whose leaves buds and flowers are usually smoked for their intoxicating effects marijuana
substances whose fumes are sniffed and inhaled to achieve a mind altering effect inhalants
synthetic substances that are similar to the male sex hormone testosterone anabolic steroid
irrational suspiciousness or distrust in others paranoia
chemicals that affect the central nervous system and alter activity in the brain psychoactive drug
drugs that speed up the central nervous system stimulants
feeling of intense well being or elation euphoria
drugs that tend to slow down the nervous system depressants
specific drugs that are obtainable only by prescription and are used to relieve pain narcotics
drugs that alter moods thought and sense perceptions including vision smell and touch hallucinations
synthetic substances meant to imitate the effect of hallucinogens and other drugs designer drugs
areas within 1000 feet of schools and designed by signs within which people caught selling drugs receive especially severe penalties drug-free-school zone
organized community effort by neighborhood residents to patrol, monitor, report and otherwise try to stop drug deals and drug abuse drug watches
Created by: emilyluc