Psychopharmacology Classification & Guidelines Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following category of drugs is most often used to treat depression?

Question 2 2. The use of plant roots, leaves, seeds, flowers and other parts for medicinal purposes is known as:

Question 3 3. Treatment programs aimed at drug users use which of the following strategies to help a person through their addiction?

Question 4 4. Which of the following best defines the process of pharmacokinetics?

Question 5 5. Formal research in the field of psychopharmacology began in the 1950s by looking at which of the following classes of drugs?

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Question 6 6. What is the main function of antipsychotic drugs? Choose the best answer.

Question 7 7. How do drugs affect the brain?

Question 8 8. LSD and mescaline are examples of

Question 9 9. Substance use occurs when which of the following happens?

Question 10 10. Which of these drugs is not used to relieve anxiety?

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Question 11 11. If an individual is suffering from liver disease, which of the following processes would you expect to be delayed?

Question 12 12. ___~___is a process designed to rid the body of drugs and manage any potentially deadly consequences stemming from the discontinuation of the drug's use.

Question 13 13. You are an ER doctor with a patient suffering from a drug overdose. The antidote is a(n) _____ to the illicit drug the patient took.

Question 14 14. An __is part of or all of a plant that is used for its potential therapeutic value

Question 15 15. A drug that can help a person concentrate by increasing the activity of the brain is best called:

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Question 16 16. How are causal studies different from correlational studies?

Question 17 17. In pharmacodynamics, researchers are interested in looking at _____.

Question 18 18. Which of these is not a common side effect of drug therapy?

Question 19 19. One of the last steps of a clinical trial is to monitor the participants:

Question 20 20. Prevention programs that help people avoid abusing anxiolytics and sedatives can be employed at which of the following?

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Question 21 21. The influence of a drug is impacted by all of the following EXCEPT

Question 22 22. A study showing that patients with depression are more likely to live in urban areas but not necessarily that living in an urban area causes depression is an example of what?

Question 23 23. What is the purpose of clinical research?

Question 24 24. ____ is the scientific study of how drugs affect behavior.

Question 25 25. A __~__is a drug that depresses the central nervous system, produces calm and suppresses bodily reactions, but is not intended to cause a person to fall asleep (choose the best answer).

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Question 26 26. A similar effect to synergy occurs when a second drug increases the effect of the first in an extreme manner. What is the term for this extreme response by the body?

Question 27 27. Someone who weighs the pros and cons of taking drugs is demonstrating which addiction factor?

Question 28 28. Which of these statement is most correct?

Question 29 29. If you take a drug long enough, it can create a tolerance. Tolerance with a drug can lead to which of the following?

Question 30 30. Toni has a genetic predisposition towards addiction. Which of the following is true of Toni?

Psychopharmacology Classification & Guidelines Chapter Exam Instructions

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