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Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 2070A/B
Professor
John Campbell
Semester
Summer

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Chapter205152014DrugToxicityToxicitythephysicalorpsychologicalharmthatadrugmightpresenttotheuserDoseQuantityofdrugthatistakenintothebodymeasuredinmgormicrogramsDoseResponseCurveAnSshapedgraphshowingtheincreasingprobabilityofacertaindrugeffectasthedoselevelrisesEffectiveDoseEDminimaldoseofaparticulardrugnecessarytoproducetheintendeddrugeffectinagivenpercentageofthepopulationED50effectivedosefor50ofpopulationLethalDoseLDminimaldoseofaparticulardrugcapableofproducingdeathinagivenpercentageofthepopulationTherapeuticIndexLD50ED50ameasureofadrugsrelativesafetyforusecomputedastheratioofthelethaldosefor50ofthepopulationtotheeffectivedosefor50ofthepopulationMarginofSafetyLD1ED99ratioofalethaldosefor1ofthepopulationtotheeffectivedosefor99ofthepopulationTheDawnReportsDrugAbuseWarningNetworkDAWNAfederalprograminwhichmetropolitanhospitalsreporttheincidenceofdrugrelatedlethalandnonlethalemergenciesShowthatcocaineandnarcoticdurgsarebothhighlytoxicandthatmanyemergenciesinvolvedrugsbeingtakenincombinationwithalcoholDrugRelatedEDVisitAnoccasiononwhichapersonvisitsanemergencydepartmentEDforapurposethatisrelatedtorecentdrugusePolydrugUseadrugtakingbehaviourinvolvingmultipledrugsEmergenciesRelatedtoIllicitDrugsCocaine40Marijuana36heroin21meth13Addupto1002ormoredrugsatoncePolydruguseDrugRelatedDeathsMorecommonfordeathsresultingfrompolydrugusethansingledruguseAnopioiddrugisthemostfrequentlyreporteddrugindrugdeathsCocaineamongtop3drugsndrdAlcoholiscommonly2or3alwaystop5Medicationsusedtotreatanxietyarealwaysamongtop5Marijuanadrugdeathsalmostalwaysmultipledrug
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