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sleep-inducing drugs that tend to decrease central nervous system activation and behavioral activity
consists of sleep stages 1 through 3, which are marked by an absence of rapid eye movements, relatively little dreaming, and varied EEG activity
chemical substances that modify mental, emotional, or behavioral functioning
consists of sleep stages 3 and 4, during which low-frequenct delta waves become prominent in EEG recordings
drugs derived from opium that are capable of relieving pain
splitting off of mental processes into two separate, simultaneous streams of awareness
a device that monitors the electrical activity of the brain over time by means of recording electrodes attached to the surface of the scalp
refers to a progressive decrease in a person's responsiveness to a drug as a result of continued use
systematic procedure that typically produces a heightened state of suggestibility
exists when a person must continue to take a drug to satisfy intense mental and emotional craving
drugs that tend to increase central nervous system activation and behavioral activity
the hemp plant from which marijuana, hashish, and THC are derived
refers to a family of practices that train attention to heighten awareness and bring mental processes under greater voluntary control
a compound drug that is related to both amphetamines and hallucinogens, especially mescaline; aka 'ecstasy'
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encompasses a variety of beverages containing ethyl alcohol
sleep disorder involving chronic problems in getting adequate sleep
device that records eye movements
device that records muscular activity and tension
a deep stage of sleep marked by rapid eye movements, high frequency brain waves, and dreaming
occurs when a person arises and wanders about while remaining asleep; also known as sleepwalking
sleep problem involving frequent, reflexive gasping for air that awakens a person and disrupts sleep
a diverse group of drugs that have powerful effects on mental and emotional functioning, marked most prominently by distortions in sensory and perceptual experience
periodic fluctuations in physiological functioning
a disease marked by sudden and irresistible onsets of sleep during normal waking periods
the 24-hour biological cycles found in humans and many other species
exists when a person must continue to take a drug to avoid withdrawal illness
device that records the contractions of the heart

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