Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs of Abuse
PHA 6840 Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs of Abuse

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This course will introduce the students to the Controlled Substances Act; the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; chemical and pharmacological information relating to CNS depressants, stimulants, inhalants and hallucinogenic drugs of forensic significance and an overview of legal and forensic implications.


Please review our recommended course order.


Module Topic
Module 1 Drug Classes and Controlled Substances Act
Module 2 Drug Dependence and Addiction
Module 3 CNS Depressants
Module 4 Alcohol
Module 5 Opioids
Module 6 Cannabinoids
Module 7 Hallucinogens
Module 8 CNS Stimulants
Module 9 CNS Volatile Substances

Required Materials

No required materials

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