Cocaine Case Study Worksheet                                      NAME: __________________________


1.    Do you know anybody who is addicted to drugs or alcohol?


2.    What might be the result if a person was exposed to a substance that reduced the action of cholinesterase (e.g., nerve gas)?



3.    Ashley thought acetylcholine was interesting, but she was more intrigued by dopamine. Dopamine is associated with:


4.    Cocaine initially:



5.    Form a hypothesis: Why does it take an increasing amount of cocaine (or other drug) to cause the same feeling when it used to take only a small amount?


6.    Form a hypothesis: Naltrexone is not effective to help treat a cocaine addiction because:






What about caffeine?