Psych 179 Lecture Note 102308

Psych 179 Lecture Note 102308 - Psych 179 Lecture Note...

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Unformatted text preview: Psych 179 Lecture Note 9/25/08 Outline: Definition: A. Drug: any chemical agent that affects an organism. B. Psychotropic: drug effect on mind & behavior. Drug Nomenclature: A. Chemical: chemical structure 1. Example: T-cholor-2 methylamino-5-phenyl 3-H-1, 4 benzodiazapine-4-oxide. B. Nonproprietary (Generic name ): given when a drug has demonstrated therapeutic use 1. Example: Chlordiazepoxide C. Proprietary (Trade Name): given when a drug is patented by a drug company 1. Example: Librium Drug Classification: A. Prescription & Non-Prescription B. Legal & Illegal C. Schedule: I, II, III, IV, V D. Behavioral classification Drug Schedule Classification: A. Began with controlled substances Act (1970) B. Five Schedules created C. Determination of which drugs are on which schedule made by Department of Justice (DEA & FBI) & the Department of Health & Human Service (FDA) D. Classification decisions made on criteria of potential of abuse, accepted medical use in USA & potential for dependence. E. Schedule I: Drugs in this schedule are those that have no accepted medical use in the US & have a high abuse potential (Illegal) Example: heroin, marijuana, LSD, peyote, mescaline, psilocybin, and MDMA (ecstasy) F. Schedule II: Drugs that is high abuse potential with severe psychological or physical dependence They are legal Example: opiode drugs, amphetamines, or methamphetamine- as single active ingredient or combination. Ex: opium, morphine, codeine, methadone (dolophine), meperidine (Demorol), cocaine, oxycodon (Percodon), amphetamines (Benzedrine, Dexedrine, adderall), methamphetamine (desoxyn), methylphenidate (Ritalin) Addition: opium, morphine, codeine G. Schedule III: Drugs that have an abuse potential less than those in schedules I & II, and include compounds containing limited quantities of certain narcotic drugs, and non-narcotic drugs such as: derivatives of barbiturates except those listed in another schedule, buprenorphine (subutex), aronabino (marinol), hydrocodone (vicodine), ketamine (ketalar) H. Schedule IV: Drugs that have an abuse potential less than those in schedule III and include such drugs as: barbital, Phenobarbital, meprobamate (Equanil, Milton), diazepam (Valium), Lotazepam (Activan), chlorozepoxide (Libruim) I. Schedule V: Drugs that have an abuse potential less than those in Schedule IV & consist of preparations containing. antitussive (codeine), antidiarrheal (diphenoxylate- Lomotine), without prescription Behavioral Classification: Stimulants: Caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, meth Opiates: Analgesic, morphine, Demorol...
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