Physio Chapter 4

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Physio Chapter 4
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Psychopharmacology
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  1. The study of the effects on the NS and behaviors
    Psychopharmacology
  2. Observable changes to the physiological processes and behavior.
    Drug effect
  3. Where drugs interact with cells and change their biochemical processes, usually acting on the walls of the CNS
    sites of action
  4. How drugs are absorbed, distributed in the body, metabolized, and excreted.
    Pharmacokinetic
  5. This type of injection is into the abdomen
    IP injection
  6. Measure effectiveness of a drug compared to the dosage.
    Dose response curve
  7. Effectiveness of a drug decreases after repeated administrations
    Tolerance
  8. Effectiveness of a drug increases after repeated administrations
    Sensitization
  9. Symptoms opposite of the normal effects of the drug after the drug is stopped.
    Withdrawal
  10. inert substance that has no physiological effects
    Placebo
  11. Most drugs affect...
    Synaptic transmission
  12. Block or inhibit postsynaptic effects
    Antagonists
  13. Facilitate postsynaptic effects
    Agonists
  14. ACH receptor stimulated by nicotine and blocked by curare
    Nicotonic receptors
  15. ACH receptor that is stimulated by muscarine and blocked by atropine
    Muscarinic
  16. This catecholomine is implicated in Parkinson's disease. People are given L-DOPA for it
    dopamine
  17. Alco called noradrenaline, the most important neurotransmitter
    Norepinephrine
  18. Also called adrenaline, the major catecholamine that gets released in mass when you deem something dangerous
    Epinephrine
  19. Regulated mood and pain. Made from the amino acid tryptophan and Prozac inhibits reuptake of it. 
    Seratonin
  20. What is an agonist of seratonin?
    LSD

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