All drugs of abuse activate the dopamine system in the reward pathway.
- Topic: Common Drugs and Everyday Student Activity
- Purpose of the Activity: To help students become more aware of their use of common drugs, the activities that serve as antecedents to their use, and the consequences of using them.
- Procedure: For a 7 day period keep a log of your daily use of caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine.
I will make copies of the Daily Log below and give out in class.
Write about effects of the following 3 drugs 1) hallucinogens 2) alcohol, 3) marijuana
Antecedents and Consequences of Drug Use: Caffeine, Alcohol, and Nicotine
Day: M T W H F SA SU
Drug Used: ___________
Psychological, Behavioral, or Environmental Antecedents (What things were going through your mind, what were you doing, or what was going on around you immediately before you used the drug):
Psychological or Behavioral Consequences (What resulted from the drug use? Emotionally, how did you feel during and after the drug