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Study Guide Questions

1.     Cocaine psychosis is the result of overstimulation of the brain's __________________________.
2.     What are the signs of cocaine psychosis?
3.     What kind of tactile hallucinations sometimes occur?
4.     Cocaine can cause the entire _______________________________________ system to collapse.
5.     What is a cerebral hemorrhage?
6.     What is the source of cocaine?
7.     Who discovered how to extract cocaine from the leaves of the coca plant?
8.     When did the U.S. government prohibit the use of cocaine?
9.     How does most cocaine enter the U.S. today?
10.     In what form is most street cocaine?
11.     What impurities are in cocaine as a result of the manufacturing process?
12.     How do most users introduce cocaine into their systems?
13.     Cocaine powder is easily absorbed by the body's ______________________ .
14.     What telltale signs of cocaine abuse are seen when observing the noses of users?
15.     What risks exist for those who share a needle with another person?
16.     What is "freebasing"?
17.     Why is "freebasing" dangerous?
18.     What is "crack"?
19.     Crack is usually ( more/less ) pure than powdered cocaine.
20.     How is crack used?
21.     What is the essential factor in cocaine deaths?
22.     What chemical is trapped in the brain's reward system during cocaine use?
23.     Who is more likely to use cocaine - males or females?
24.     How quickly can the effects of crack be felt?
25.     A "high" from crack lasts about how long?
26.     Why do cocaine users have difficulty sleeping?
27.     Desperate teens trade _______________ for drugs.
28.     For how long can crack cocaine stay in the system of a fetus?
29.     More than _______________ of all property crimes in major cities are related to the use of crack cocaine.
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