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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 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)
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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 
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