Chapter 4 Physiological Psychology Mid-term Study Quiz

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