Psych 179 Lecture Note 093008

Psych 179 Lecture Note 093008 - Psych 179 Lecture Note...

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Psych 179 Lecture Note 9/25/08 Outline: Definition: A. Drug:      any chemical agent that affects an organism. B. Psychotropic:     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. B. C. Schedule: I, II, III, IV, V D. Behavioral classification Drug Schedule Classification: A. Began with controlled substances Act (1970)
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B. Five Schedules created C. Determination of which drugs are on which schedule made by Department of Justice  D. Classification decisions made on criteria of potential of abuse, accepted medical use in  E. Schedule I:     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:     compounds containing limited quantities of certain narcotic drugs, and non-narcotic 
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