Drugs of Misuse and Their Effects: Depressants vs. Stimulants

Depressant medications and illicit drugs work by slowing down the brain and body.  Stimulant medications and illicit drugs work by speeding up the brain and the body.  Depressants and stimulants affect similar parts of the brain, but they work in direct opposition to one another.  If you think of classes of drugs as a driver…

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