Pharmacodynamics: Part 1

Learning outcomes:

 

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

 

  • categorise brain receptor types according to neurotransmission

     

  • classify brain receptor types according to their pharmacological action

     

  • describe receptor phenomena and link them to clinical examples

     

  • define the role of neurotransmitters in pharmacotherapy

     

  • describe the role of pharmacogenetics in psychiatric pharmacotherapy.

 

Start the module

If you like this module, you may also be interested in:

 

Neurotransmitters: synthesis, degradation, storage and release 

by Dr Katie Marwick

 

Neuroreceptors

by Dr Chris Southwell

 

British Journal of Psychiatry

 

 

 

BJPsych Advances

 

 

Related Advances and BJPsych articles

 

 

Download take-home notes to print and annotateDownload take-home notes to print and annotate

 

Reading listKey reading: selected texts to read with this module

 

The exam syllabus

Exam syllabus 

 

 

 

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