Chapter 4 Outline

Introduction: The Birth of a Pharmaceutical Problem Child

Many Chemical Neurotransmitters Have Been Identified

Study questions: 1 | 2

Neurotransmitter Systems Form a Complex Array in the Brain

Study questions: 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

The Effects of a Drug Depend on Its Site of Action and Dose

Study questions: 13

Drugs Affect Each Stage of Neural Conduction and Synaptic Transmission

Study questions: 14 | 15 | 16

Drugs That Affect the Brain Can Be Divided into Functional Classes

Study questions: 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32

Drug Abuse Is Pervasive

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BOX 4.1 The Terminology of Substance-Related Disorders

The Cutting Edge: The Needle and the Damage Undone

Study questions: 44 | 45

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