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Chapter 4 Physiological Psychology Mid-term Study Quiz

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Chapter 4 Physiological Psychology Mid-Term Study Quiz
Psychopharmacology

  
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1.  Which of these is not true about GABA?
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B.
C.
D.
2.  The primary inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain is ___________.
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B.
C.
D.
3.  ____________ is the study of what a drug does to the body.
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B.
C.
D.
4.  Which of the following correctly describes the synthesis of norepinephrine?
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B.
C.
D.
5.  Why are many drugs used to treat mental illness lipid-soluble?
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B.
C.
D.
6.  ___________ is the study of what the body does to a drug.
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B.
C.
D.
7.  The primary neurotransmitter secreted by efferent CNS cells is _____________.
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B.
C.
D.
8.  ____________ is an example of drug tolerance.
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B.
C.
D.
9.  The primary excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain is ____________.
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B.
C.
D.
10.  A hetereoreceptor is said to have _____________.
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B.
C.
D.
11.  Which of the following is not a common side effect of THC (despite the best efforts of an old nun to persuade me she commonly experiences it, funny story, ask me sometime)?
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B.
C.
D.
12.  A drug with high affinity generally requires ________.
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B.
C.
D.
13.  _________ is involved in movement, attention, learning, and addiction.
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Which of the following is a monamine but not a catecholamine?
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B.
C.
D.
15.  __________ is an example of drug withdrawal.
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Which of the following correctly describes the synthesis of serotonin?
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Which of the following is not a psychotherapeutic drug?
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B.
C.
D.
18.  Similar to ____________, tetanus toxin and strychnine serve as antagonists toward glycine.
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B.
C.
D.
19.  AChE's primary function in the body is to ______________.
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C.
D.
20.  A drug that attaches itself to a postsynaptic binding site but does not open the corresponding ion channel is an example of a ________________.
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B.
C.
D.
21.  Enzymes in the __________ deactivate drugs in the body.
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B.
C.
D.
22.  _________ is involved in the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system.
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B.
C.
D.
23.  A drug that engages in noncompetitive binding, thereby preventing the ion channel from opening, is an example of a _____________
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B.
C.
D.
24.  After a cell releases peptides, what occurs?
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B.
C.
D.
25.  Barbiturates facilitate ________ binding, and are therefore said to _______ it's affinity.
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B.
C.
D.
26.  __________ is an example of drug sensitization.
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B.
C.
D.
27.  98% of the serotonin in the body can be found in _____________.
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B.
C.
D.
28.  Drug tolerance is an example of _____________.
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B.
C.
D.
29.  __________ can alter the action of systems of neurons that transmit information using glutamate or GABA.
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B.
C.
D.
30.  A low therapeutic index is an indicator that ____________.
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B.
C.
D.
31.  Autoreceptors are different from normal postsynaptic receptors because _______________.
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C.
D.
32.  Which of the following is not a drug that causes sedation?
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B.
C.
D.
33.  ___________ is an example of placebo effect.
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Which of the following is not a drug that modifies perception or produces hallucinations?
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B.
C.
D.
35.  Prozac is an example of a drug that serves a reuptake inhibitor of ____________. It is used to treat depression, some types of anxiety disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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B.
C.
D.
36.  Which of the following is not a drug that causes excitation?
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B.
C.
D.
37.  When released in the brain, Acetylcholine usually results in ___________.
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B.
C.
D.
38.  Valium, a benzodiazepine, has the behavior effect of ___________.
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B.
C.
D.
39.  Which of the following is the slowest drug absorption? 
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B.
C.
D.
40.  ____________ is a phenomena where drugs bind with proteins in the blood.
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B.
C.
D.
41.  ____________ is an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the spinal cord and lower portions of the brain.
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B.
C.
D.
42.  What is anandamide and where is it stored?
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D.
43.  A drug that attaches itself to a postsynaptic binding site and opens the corresponding ion channel is an example of a ________________.
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B.
C.
D.
44.  ___________, originating in the _________  does forms synapses.
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C.
D.
45.  Nicotinic receptors are _______________ for ACh, and muscarinic receptors are ___________ for ACh.
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D.
46.  Carrots, when eaten in high enough quantities, will turn your skin orange (it's true!). However, they're not considered drugs, why not?
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B.
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D.
47.  Which of the following is not an analgesic drug?
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B.
C.
D.
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