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L&S C30T Lec3 - L&S 30 Lecture 3 Elvis Presley Didn't...

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L&S 30 Lecture 3 Elvis Presley Didn’t drink, didn’t smoke, no illegal drugs, but took lots of pills, died of drug complication Prescribed by doctor Legally available pharmaceuticals Homework: Find news report appearing within past two months, about topic of psychotic drugs and society 1970 Controlled Substances Act Created comprehensive categorization of all psychological drugs deemed to have abuse potential Schedule 1 substance No currently accepted medical use in US Schedule 2 substance High potential for abuse Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence Schedules 2-5 are available for medical use Includes most opiods things related or acting like opium in body Opium poppy ( Papaver somniferum ) Also morphine, cocaine, methamphetamine (speed), etc. Many barbiturates Schedule 3 substance Potential for abuse of these substances less than schedule 1 & 2 Opiods in certain cominations Anabolic steroids Schedule 4 substance All benzodiazepines (Valium, etc) Other sedative-hypnotics which cause a slow down action of the nervous system
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course C 30T taught by Professor Presti during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

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L&S C30T Lec3 - L&S 30 Lecture 3 Elvis Presley Didn't...

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