Handout - Lecture 2, part 2 - Neuropharmacology

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/11/09 Neuropharmacology A test of your understanding of synaptic transmission
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5/11/09 Neuropharmacology Basic Kinds of Drugs agonists – increases or mimics transmitter action antagonists – decreases or interferes with transmitter action
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5/11/09 Increases inhibition Decreases inhibition Increases excitation Decreases excitation Agonist Antagonist E xc it at or y In hi bi to ry A ct io n of N e ur ot ra ns m itt er Dr u g
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5/11/09 Test: Is it an agonist or
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Unformatted text preview: antagonist? Drug in a precursor for the neurotransmitter Drug inhibits synthesis of neurotransmitter Drug prevents storage of neurotransmitter in vessicles Drug stimulates release of neurotransmitter Drug inhibits release of neurotransmitter Drug stimulates autoreceptors Drug blocks post-synaptic receptors Drug blocks reuptake Drug blocks enzymatic degradation 5/11/09...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2008 for the course PSY 10994 taught by Professor Ericdonny during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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