Psych 179 Vocab

Psych 179 Vocab - Drug Psychotropic Chemical Nonproprietary...

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Drug Any chemical agent that affects on organism Psychotropic Chemical Chemical Structure Nonproprietary (Generic name) given when a drug has demo therapeutic use Proprietary (Trade Name) given when a drug is patented by a drug company Stimulants Caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, meth Opiates Analgesic, morphine, Demorol Sedative, hypnotics Alcohol, diazepam (Valium) Anti-psychotics: Haloperidol (Haldol) Anti-depressants: Fluoxetine (Prozac) Psychadelics: Hallucinogens, Lysergic Acid (LSD), psilocybin, marijuana Pharmacology Study of the interaction of chemical reagents with living organisms Toxicology Study of harmful effects of drugs Pharmacotheraperutics Study of the diagnostic/therapeutic effects of drugs Pharmacokinetics Study of the factors which determine amount of drug at sites of action. Pharmacodynamics Study of how drugs produce their biological effect Half-Life Time it takes to remove 50% of drug from bloodstream. Constant (Only 1
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2010 for the course PSYCH PSYCH 179 taught by Professor Koob during the Fall '09 term at UCSD.

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Psych 179 Vocab - Drug Psychotropic Chemical Nonproprietary...

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