Asked by Taylor Wisvari-Weir on Feb 18, 2024

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Some drugs, like cocaine and amphetamines produce a strong sense of reward or a "high" by increasing the availability of the neurotransmitter

A) adenosine.
B) anandamide.
C) histamine.
D) dopamine.

Cocaine

Central nervous system stimulant that causes a rush of positive feelings initially but that can lead to impulsiveness, agitation, and anxiety and can cause withdrawal symptoms of exhaustion and depression.

  • Understanding the role of neurotransmitters in the brain.
  • Recognizing the effects of drugs on neurotransmitter availability.
  • Identifying specific neurotransmitters involved in reward and pleasure.
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Malike E Eyakwe

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
Cocaine and amphetamines increase the availability of dopamine in the brain, leading to the sense of reward or euphoria. Adenosine, anandamide, and histamine are not typically associated with drug-induced rewards or highs.