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Krista YoungPsyc 301-7380Week Two discussion postFor this discussion, perform a web search to find a drug that influences neurotransmitter signaling. Once you’ve found a drug that has primary effects on neurotransmitter signaling, answer the following questions: 1.What drug have you selected and which neurotransmitter system is impacted by the drug? Lorazepam (Ativan, a benzodiazepine) which effects GABA (Gamma Amino Butyric Acid) 2.Does the drug influence a specific receptor subtype (e.g., botox impacts nicotinic but not muscarinic receptors)? Lorazepam influences GABA-A receptors. 3. Is the drug primarily an agonist or antagonist (e.g., botox is an antagonist)?

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