14.5 Psychoactive Drugs Alter the Mind or Behavior

Stimulants

Discussion of stimulants and how the body responds to long-term use. Duration: 7:15.

Cocaine

Our presentation of the mechanism of action of cocaine within the reward center. Duration: 4:32.

Dependence and Depressants

A discussion of physical and psychological dependence followed by a review of the depressants alcohol and benzodiazepines. Duration: 6:15.