SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXERCISES 9 THROUGH 18. Match the terms in
Column A with its definition in Column B.
____ 9. Tolerance
Drugs that have a pain relieving and
sedative effect on an individual.
A mild stimulant found in coffee.
____11. Physical dependence
Substances that affect the central nervous
____12. Drug dependence/
system by decreasing awareness and the
mental capacity to function.
____13. Drug use
Drugs that are sometimes used with alcohol
or with opium analgesics to augment the
effects of a weaker product.
The physical condition in which larger doses
of a drug are required to achieve the desired
A drug that becomes necessary in order for
a person to function physically.
The use of a drug to the extent that usage
becomes more frequent, tolerance increases,
and stopping would result in withdrawal.
Consistent pattern of physical responses
that appears when regular drug use is
The infrequent or recurrent use of any
substance that has an effect on the body.
These drugs increase awareness; they
excite the user.
Drugs that often result in dangerous
psychiatric symptoms and behavior, attempts
at suicide, or panic reactions.
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