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How does aspirin work in the body and the brain? What does it do at the site of tissue damage? What does aspirin do in the brain?
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What are the main types of opiate receptors? What ligands are agonists at these receptors? What ligands are antagonists?
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What do opiates do in the brain? What is the mechanism of action in the brain for heroin to produce reward and reinforcement?
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What are the main symptoms of schizophrenia, depression (major depression) and bipolar disorder (mania)? What drugs are used for the treatment of the symptoms of these disorders?
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What is believed to be the neurochemical "cause" of schizophrenia?
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What is the proposed mechanism of action for antipsychotic drugs? What receptors to antipsychotic drugs interact with?
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What is the time course for antipsychotic and antidepressant medications? Do we see effects of these drugs immediately?
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What is the difference between a typical and an atypical antipsychotic? What are examples of drugs that are typical and atypical antipsychotics?
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What is the abuse liability for antidepressants and antipsychotics? How "addictive" are they compared to other drugs, such as methamphetamine or heroin?
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What drugs are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors? What drugs are monoamine oxidase inhibitors? What drugs are tricyclics? What is the mechanism of action for these drugs? Why do we call certain drugs "tricyclics"?
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What are the side effects of antipsychotic and antidepressant medications?
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What are different preparations of cannabis? What is the relative potency of these preparations?
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What is the active ingredient of marijuana?
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Does Ä9-THC cross barriers? Is it lipophilic?
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What are the types of cannabinoid receptors? Where are high concentrations of these receptors found in the brain?
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Will humans self-administer cannabinoids? Will nonhuman animals?
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What are the effects of cannabinoids on behavior? What are the therapeutic uses of cannabinoids?
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What are the effects of cannabinoids on behavior? What are the therapeutic uses of cannabinoids?
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What have been the clinical uses of hallucinogenic drugs?
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What is the mechanism of action for LSD in the brain? For MDMA?
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What are some of the concerns regarding the neurotoxic effects of hallucinogens, such as MDMA?
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Amotivational syndrome
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anticholinergic effects
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bupropion (Wellbutrin)
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compliance
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Clozapine (Clozaril)
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delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Ä9-THC)
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dimethyltryptamine (DMT)
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dronabinol (Marinol)
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endorphin
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extrapyramidal symptoms
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Fentanyl (Sublimaze)
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fluoxetine (Prozac)
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haloperidol (Haldol)
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l-alpha-acetylmethadol (LAAM)
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lithium (Carbolith or Lithonate)
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lobotomy
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lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
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mandrake
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meperidine (Demerol)
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methadone (Dolophine)
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methoxymethylenedioxyamphetamine (MDMA)
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mescaline
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munchies
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Nabilone
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naloxone
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Oxycodone (Oxy Contin)
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Phenelzine (Nardil)
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serotonin syndrome
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Sertraline (Zoloft)
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SR141716A (Rimonabant)
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stepping-stone hypothesis
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Synesthesia
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tardive dyskinesia
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therapeutic window
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