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Narcotics. Essential Question. What is a narcotic and how does it affect the human body? What is a hallucinogen and how does it affect the human body?. Narcotics – specific drugs derived from the opium plant that are obtainable only by prescription legally and are used to relieve pain.

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Essential question
Essential Question

  • What is a narcotic and how does it affect the human body? What is a hallucinogen and how does it affect the human body?


Narcotics
Narcotics – specific drugs derived from the opium plant that are obtainable only by prescription legally and are used to relieve pain

  • relieve pain by blocking messengers to the brain

  • use can cause euphoria, drowsiness, constipation, pinpoint pupils, slow and shallow breathing, convulsions, coma, and death

  • highly addictive

  • Ex: prescription painkillers


Heroin
Heroin

highly addictive narcotic

  • processed form of morphine that is injected, snorted or smoked

  • depresses the CNS

  • slows breathing and pulse

  • can cause infection of heart lining and valves

  • easily developed tolerance

  • withdrawal can be very painful


Hallucinogens
Hallucinogens

  • drugs that alter moods, thoughts, and sense perceptions including vision, hearing, smell, and touch.

  • No medical use!!

  • overload the sensory controls in the brain

  • altered state can last for several hours or several days

  • effects are unpredictable


Narcotics
PCP

  • distorts sense of time and space

  • increased muscles strength

  • inability to feel pain

  • flashbacks can occur


Lsd acid
LSD (acid)

  • distorts sound and color

  • changes emotions

  • ranging from euphoria to panic and depression

  • flashbacks


Ketamine
Ketamine

  • anesthetic mostly used on animals

  • misused as a club drug

  • snorted powder or injected

  • also smoked and cause hallucinations


Mushrooms
Mushrooms

  • psilocybin

  • changes the audio, visual, and tactile senses

  • grown only in Central and South America


Ecstasy and designer drugs
Ecstasy and Designer drugs

  • Designer Drugs – synthetic substances meant to imitate the effects of hallucinogens and other dangerous drugs

  • vary greatly

  • can be 100 times stronger than the drug meant to imitate


Drug bingo
Drug Bingo!

  • If you think you win, you must give the definition for all 5 of your words.

  • For the first game, draw a circle in the box.

  • For the second game, draw a square in the box.

  • For the last game, shade in the box.


Essential question1
Essential Question

  • What is a narcotic and how does it affect the human body? What is a hallucinogen and how does it affect the human body?