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Lecture 8

Lecture 8

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB65H3
Professor
Ted Petit
Semester
Fall

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PSYB65 LECTURE 8 Barbiturates y depressants EEG lowerdepress brain activity o GABAprimary inhibitory NT in brain barbs bind and stimulate these y synergistic with most other depressants additive effects o very dangerous can lead to death y uses o sedative sleep aid for elderlydec REM sleep not good o to treat epilepsy o to treat anxietyy withdrawloveractivation of CNS o dangerous possible seizures and death y alcoholCNS depressant o byproduct of yeast digestion of sugar o accounts for largest admission to hospital2040 of patients in mental hospitals o contributes to many behavioural misconducts55 of all arrest5075 of all homicides50 of driver death2030 of people who commit suicide o prohibitionattempt to remove ROH in US19201933initially drop in beh misconducts1930 all numbers returned to what they were preprohibition y ROH consumption returned to preprohibition figured out
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