DrugEd2 Fall 2013

Topics: Cocaine, Dopamine, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor Pages: 27 (2851 words) Published: April 27, 2015
Fall 2013 Drug Ed Exam 2
The use of cocaine by members of the general public in Europe was initially in the form of

coca powder.

pills.

drinks, such as coca wine.

cigarettes.
Dr. W. S. Halsted, the "father of American surgery," experimented with cocaine's ability to produce

dependence.

a deep sleep.

psychosis.

local anesthesia.
Which famous physician studied cocaine as a treatment for morphine dependence and depression?

Benjamin Rush

Sigmund Freud

Johns Hopkins

Parke Davis
The 1914 New York Times article, "Negro Cocaine ‘Fiends' are a New Southern menace,"

provided solid documentation of increased psychiatric admissions due to cocaine.

said that cocaine increased homicidal tendencies and improved marksmanship.

said that the real problem was the alcohol people were drinking with cocaine.

was the first public description of crack cocaine use.
What did the 1914 Harrison Act do?

outlawed coca, cocaine, and opium

taxed importation and sale of coca, cocaine, and opium

taxed possession of marijuana

outlawed possession of heroin
Most illicit cocaine in the U.S. is powder cocaine (cocaine hydrochloride), which is

also called "rock" or "crack."

a form of ecstasy (MDMA).

too stable to be smoked.

usually contaminated with strychnine.
The passage of the 1986 Anti-Drug Abuse Act

came after over a thousand stories about cocaine had appeared in the national media.

did not focus on any particular drug.

came in response to increasing concerns about methamphetamine.

did not differentiate between crack and powder cocaine.
Although National Survey on Drug Use and Health data indicates greater prevalence of illicit drug use among white Americans, black Americans represented more than 80 percent of those arrested for

marijuana possession.

selling methamphetamine.

all drug offenses.

violation of federal crack cocaine laws.
In the text, the highly-publicized drug arrests in Tulia, TX were used to illustrate that

U.S. drug policies may target people of color disproportionately.

the media should be used to publicize the extent of the drug problem in local communities.

the Drug War has helped to reduce drug consumption in the U.S.

individuals must have possession of drugs in order to be convicted of a drug crime. Cocaine's effects in the brain

result from blocking serotonin reuptake.

result from blocking dopamine reuptake.

result from blocking norepinephrine reuptake.

all of the above.
In the text, the highly-publicized drug arrests in Tulia, TX were used to illustrate that

U.S. drug policies may target people of color disproportionately.

the media should be used to publicize the extent of the drug problem in local communities.

the Drug War has helped to reduce drug consumption in the U.S.

individuals must have possession of drugs in order to be convicted of a drug crime. What is cocaine still used for medically?

It is prescribed for weight loss.

It is used as a local anesthetic for nasal, laryngeal, and esophageal surgeries.

It is used as a local anesthetic for dental surgeries.

Cocaine has no medical uses currently.
Cocaethylene

is a type of freebase cocaine that uses ether.

was one of the popular patent medicines sold around 1900.

is formed in the body when cocaine and alcohol are used together.

is a precursor for cocaine production.
When laboratory animals are given unlimited opportunities to self-administer cocaine injection

most eventually become bored with it and stop taking it.

they become completely tolerant to it and it loses its effect.

they only inject enough to keep themselves awake.

they will readily self-administer it.
Cocaine use during pregnancy now appears to be associated with

no consistent negative associations with physical growth, test scores, or language in children.

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