Stimulant Dependence: Amphetamines and Cocaine

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Which of these is NOT a stimulant?

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1. Which of the following explains one reason that cocaine is so addictive?

2. Which of these is not a side effect of cocaine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Stimulants such as amphetamines and cocaine can be incredibly addictive, and in this quiz you'll recall why they can cause addiction, as well as other side effects to stimulants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is here so you can test your ability to:

  • Recognize a stimulant
  • Understand why cocaine is so addictive
  • Determine what is and is not a side effect of cocaine
  • Recall facts about amphetamines
  • Know what Adderall is prescribed for

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information found in the lesson on amphetamines and cocaine
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if something is or is not a side effect of cocaine
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about treatments for stimulant addiction

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more, the lesson called Stimulant Dependence: Amphetamines and Cocaine covers the following objectives:

  • Define stimulants
  • Summarize the effects of cocaine
  • Explain the risks of amphetamines
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