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Coursera - Drugs and the Brain [repost]

Coursera - Drugs and the Brain
WEBRip | English | MP4 + work files | 960 x 540 | AVC ~140 kbps | 29.970 fps
AAC | 64 Kbps | 44.1 KHz | 2 channels | Subs: English | ~14 hours | 1.72 GB
Genre: eLearning Video / Neuroscience
The neuroscience of drugs for therapy, for prevention, and for recreation. Drug addiction and drug abuse. You learn the prospects for new generations of medications in neurology, psychiatry, aging, and treatment of substance abuse.

About the Course

What happens in the body when a person smokes a cigarette? After several weeks of smoking? When a person takes antidepressant or antipsychotic medication? A drug for pain, migraine, or epilepsy? A recreational drug? Neuroscientists are beginning to understand these processes. Youll learn how drugs enter the brain, how they act on receptors and ion channels, and how "molecular relay races" lead to changes in nerve cells and neural circuits that far outlast the drugs themselves. "Drugs and the Brain" also describes how scientists are gathering the knowledge required for the next steps in preventing or alleviating Parkinsons, Alzheimers, schizophrenia, and drug abuse.

Course Syllabus

Week 1. Beginning 4 January 2014

Introduction and summary of the course. What is a drug? Types of drug molecules. Drug entry into nervous system. Drug receptors. Introduction to mammalian brains. Botulinum toxin. Origin of the resting potential. Electrophysiology.

Week 2. Beginning 11 January

Drugs activate ion channels. Drugs block ion channels. Drugs activate and block G protein pathways.

Week 3. Beginning 18 January

Drugs block neurotransmitter transporters. Pharmacokinetics. Recreational drugs

Week 4. Beginning 25 January

Drug addiction and Drug abuse.Nicotine Addiction.Opiate Addiction.

Week 5. Beginning 1 February

Drugs for neurodegenerative diseases: Alzheimers disease, Parkinsons disease.

Week 6. Beginning 8 February

Drugs for epilepsy and migraine. Drugs for anxiety.

Week 7.Beginning 15 February

Drugs for psychiatric diseases: Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia. Prospects for better drugs.

Recommended Background

Neuroscience, the most interdisciplinary science of the 21st century, receives inputs from many other fields of science, medicine, clinical practice, and technology. Previous exposure to one or more of the subjects listed in "Suggested Readings" will provide a good vantage point, as we introduce material from these subjects.


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Coursera - Drugs and the Brain [repost]

Coursera - Drugs and the Brain [repost]

Coursera - Drugs and the Brain [repost]

Coursera - Drugs and the Brain [repost]

Coursera - Drugs and the Brain [repost]

Coursera - Drugs and the Brain [repost]

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