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Mechanism of Drug Addiction


Mechanism of Drug Addiction

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This is an entertaining animation on the mechanism of drug addiction.  It is an animation of lab rats in a cage, each exhibiting the effects of various drugs (i.e. heroine, cocaine, alcohol).  The user selects a rat and is then shown an animation of the mechanism of action these drugs have on the body. 
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: November 06, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 21, 2012
Submitter: Audrey Roberts
Keywords: LSD, drug addiction, heroine, methamphetamine, alcohol, cocaine


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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