Class Notes for Psychiatry at McGill University



MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Cocaine Dependence, Stimulant, Vin Mariani

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John pemberton created a similar product, but removed the alcohol when the city of. Atlanta banned alcohol, added soda water and kola nut syrup (contai
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Peripheral Artery Disease, Decode Genetics, Nicotine

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24 Feb 2016
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Genetic factors: current candidate genes under investigation: polymorphisms of dat, 5ht, dopamine, as well as cyp450 enzymes. Might be genetic factors
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Pupillary Response, Rhinorrhea, Goose Bumps

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PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Alcohol Tolerance, Palpebral Fissure, Alcohol Dehydrogenase

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Introduction to alcohol: historical and social issues + epidemiology, patterns of alcohol use and abuse. After alcohol is drunk, it is rapidly and comp
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Vin Mariani, Erythroxylum Coca, Crack Cocaine

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Stimulants: tremendous worldwide need for stimulants, every culture/continent. Cocaine: historical issues various stimulants are used worldwide: coffee
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Levamisole, Benzoylecgonine, Piperazine

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New psychoactive substances (nps): designer drugs, herbal highs, synthetic drugs. Mephedrone: similar psychoactive effects to cocaine/other stimulant.
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor, Intrauterine Growth Restriction, Coffee Bean

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24 Feb 2016
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Most widely consumed psychoactive drug in the world. Belongs to a family of substances called xanthines which also include theophylline and theobromine
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Nicotine, Neuroscience, Sensation Seeking

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24 Feb 2016
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Lecture 9: development of smoking, pharmacological effects of tobacco; neurobiology of nicotine. Nicotine has a high capture rate (the people that stic
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Dopamine Receptor D3, Nucleus Accumbens, Muscle Relaxant

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24 Feb 2016
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Lecture 10: neurobiology of nicotine; pharmacological effects of nicotine. Dopaminergic drugs are often abused more frequently than ones that might be
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Drug Delivery, Cash Crop, Substance Dependence

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24 Feb 2016
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1964: 1st surgeon general"s report that suggested that tobacco was bad for you (linking lung cancer to smoking) Public health: anti-tobacco labels on p
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Gaba Receptor, Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, General Anaesthetic

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24 Feb 2016
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Lecture 6: etiology of alcohol/drug dependence; focus on genetic factors, twin, adoption and linkage studies. Read: rewel et al. , 2012, arias et al. N
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MCGILLPSYT 301Kathryn GillWinter

PSYT 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Aldehyde Dehydrogenase, Alcoholic Hepatitis, Alcohol Tolerance

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24 Feb 2016
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Opioid substitution method: can"t just hand out methadone and expect addicts to be cured , must be combined with psychotherapy and other treatment meth
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