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Cocaine Research Update: Collection V (NIDA Notes): Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission

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About the Course:

This course is taken from NIDA Notes. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.

Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission explains how the defining features of drug intoxication and addiction can be traced to disruptions in cell-to-cell signaling.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Cocaine Research Update: Collection V (NIDA Notes): Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission created by Carl Sherman

Journal/Publisher:

NIDA

Publication Date:

October 2007

Course Material Author

Carl Sherman

Carl Sherman is a NIDA Notes contributing writer.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the impact of drugs on neurotransmission. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the impact of drugs on neurotransmission.

  2. Identify which neurotransmitter or neurotransmitters that cocaine affects.

  3. Describe the changes that occur with chronic drug abuse.

Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission

Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission

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Course Number 101591
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
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