By: Olivia Falch and Rebecca Koh
drugs that are capable of influencing perception, mood, cognition, or behavior
drugs that speed up activity in the central nervous system
drugs that slow down activity in the central nervous system
drugs that relieve pain and provide temporary euphoria
drugs that allows one to experience hallucinations
increased resistance to the drug effects accompanying continued use
a feeling of need of a certain drug
a need for a drug because of medical purposes, not because of addiction
3 Intresting Facts
1. Neurotransmitters in your brain can be controlled by certain psychoactive drugs.
2. Drugs can either diminish activity in the brain (Central Nervous System) or increase it depending on the drug used
3. Caffeine and energy drinks are common psychoactive drugs.