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Chemicals that harm with pleasure. .. Mary ET Boyle, Ph.D. Department of Cognitive Science Minds and Brains
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Drug Administration • Ingestion – Preferred for many drugs – Ease and safety – Carried through the body in bloodstream –Unpredictable dosage • Injection referred by medical professionals Preferred by medical professionals – Predictable, fast, strong drugs rug users: IV (in the vein) Minds and Brains – Drug users: IV (in the vein)
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• Inhalation – Through the lungs to the capillaries – Anesthetics – Tobacco and Marijuana – Difficult to regulate dose – Lung damage • Absorption through mucous membranes ose, mouth Minds and Brains Nose, mouth –coca
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Metabolism, Elimination, Tolerance • Actions of drugs are terminated in liver. metabolism Minds and Brains
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Dose Response Curve. .. Minds and Brains
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Dose Response Curve. .. Minds and Brains
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Relationship between tolerance and withdrawal ffect rug e f Dr Withdraw from drug Minds and Brains
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Relationship between tolerance and withdrawal ffect rug e f Dr ithdrawal effect Withdrawal effect Minds and Brains
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.. SS: intracranial self- timulation
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course COGSCI 11 taught by Professor Maryb. during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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