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Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs of Abuse

  • PHA 6840 Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs of Abuse

    Credits: 3

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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

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