Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.
From this module, you will learn about:
- the drugs used for their perceived image- and performance-enhancing properties
- the effects and risks of anabolic steroids
- the effects and risks of some of the more commonly used “study” drugs
- where these drugs sit in a legal context
Stimulants are drugs that work centrally to speed up messages travelling between the brain and body, thereby causing a number of physical changes (eg raised heart rate and blood pressure) and altered thinking and behaviour (eg someone