Psychopharmacology - Slide 1 Psychopharmacology The study...

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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 Psychopharmacology The study of the effects of drugs on the nervous system and behavior ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 Psychopharmacology Drug effects Sites of action Pharmacokinetics ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Routes of administration Intravenous injection (IV) Intraperitoneal injection (IP) Intramuscular injection (IM) Subcutaneous injection (SC) ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 Routes of administration Oral administration Intrarectal administration Sublingual administration Topical administration ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 Routes of administration Inhalation Intracerebral administration Intracerebroventricular administration (ICV) ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6 Distribution of drugs Speed of distribution to the brain depends on the solubility of the active molecule ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 7 Metabolisation Drugs are deactivated by enzymes in the blood, brain, liver and kidneys Final excretion is accomplished by the kidneys ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 8 Drug effectiveness Drugs vary widely in effectiveness Effectiveness depends on: Site of action Affinity ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course PSYCH 202 taught by Professor Kim during the Winter '06 term at University of Washington.

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Psychopharmacology - Slide 1 Psychopharmacology The study...

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