WSU PSYCH 265 - Review of material (6 pages)

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Washington State University
Psych 265 - biopsychological effect

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PSYCH 265 1st Edition Lecture 8 Outline of Last Lecture I Nervous System II Autonomic Nervous system Outline of Current Lecture I Review Current Lecture CHAPTER 1 1 Define a drug pharmacology and psychopharmacology a Drug any chemical entity or mixture of entities not required for the maintenance of health but that alters biological function or structure when administered b Pharmacology scientific study of drugs concerned with all info about the effects of drugs on living systems c Psychopharmacology subarea of pharmacology that concerns the effects of drugs on behavor 2 Describe several different classification schemes that are used to categorize drugs a By origin i Source of drug b Therapeutic use i How a drug is used to treat or modify something in the body c Site of drug action i Pertains to where in the body the drug is causing physical changes d Chemical structure These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute e Mechanism of action i How a drug produces its drug effects f Street name i Comes from drug subcultures and the street drug market 3 Define a placebo and describe its purpose a Placebo chemically inactive substance i Strong attitudes expectations and thoughts about a drug sometimes the strong belief that a drug will produce a certain effect will be enough to produce the effect 4 Define the purpose of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health NSDUH a Survey about drug use in the US Suggest that people in the US use a variety of drugs and that some drugs are used more commonly than others Characteristics of respondents can make a considerable difference in the prevalence of substance use as seen for gender age and ethnic or racial groups 5 Distinguish between prevalence and incidence a Prevalence general occurrence of an event expressed in terms of of some population b Incidence number of first time occurrences of an event during some time period 6

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