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PSYC62 Drugs - Ch2

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC62H3
Professor
Suzanne Erb
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 2Basic principles of Pharmacology endogenous substanceschemicals originating or produced within an organism that are used to carry out the normal biological functions in the body exogenous substanceswhich are drugsdruga nonfood chemical that alters one or more normal biological processes in living organismsdosethe quantity of drug administered at one time dosageadministrations of the drug per unit of time ie 10mgkg 4x a day for 3 dayspharmacodynamicsbiochemical and physiological effects of drugs and their mechanisms of action what a drug does to the body receptors ligandsbiologically active chemicals of the bodyaffinityrelative capacity of a compound to maintain contact with or be bound to a receptor efficacydegree of biological activity or relative capability of a compound to activate the receptor after being bound to itagonistscompounds with both an affinity for a nd
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