Neuropharm 2/7/2017 Part I

(Brian Koehler) Txtbook: Fundamentals of Clinical Psychopharmacology, edited by Anderson and McAllister-Williams/ Neuropsychopharmacology and drug action by Gartside and Marsden.   most drugs-> alter neurotransmission. (either presynaptically in synaptic cleft, or postsynaptically by agonist, antagonist, or modulatory actions at postsynaptic receptors.) Postsynaptic receptor- 1) excitation (membrane depolarization) 2) inhibition (membrane hyperpolarization) Fast neurotransmission: through ion… Continue reading Neuropharm 2/7/2017 Part I