Final_Exam_Review - drugs of abuse Comprehensive Final Exam...

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Biopsychology (PSY 308) Review Sheet for FINAL EXAM Dr. Alcantara Ch. 15 – Schizophrenia, the Affective Disorders and Anxiety Disorders: Know the brain areas, pathways, and neuronal circuits/neurotransmitters, clinical symptoms, and treatments associated with Schizophrenia and other disorders covered in this chapter. Ch. 16 – Autistic Disorder, Stress Disorders, and Drug Abuse: Know the brain areas, pathways, and neuronal circuits/neurotransmitters, and clinical symptoms, and treatments associated with Autism. Describe the brain areas and pathways associated with stress. Also the effects of stress on the CNS and the effects of such factors as the environment on stress. Understand the neural basis of addiction and the behavioral and pharmacological effects of various
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Unformatted text preview: drugs of abuse. Comprehensive Final Exam will also cover material from Chapters 2,3,4, 10, 12 and 14. Chapter 2 - Structure and function of the nervous system; the action potential as well as synaptic transmission Chapter 3 - Brain areas and their functions Chapter 4 - Pharmacology; understand the various neurotransmitter systems – where they reside, their attributed functions and related clinical disorders Chapter 10 - Emotion and role of the Prefrontal Cortex Chapter 12 - Learning and Memory; understand the function of the NMDA receptor Chapter 14 - Neurological disorders; in particular Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s...
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2008 for the course PSY 308 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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