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Pharmacology for Prevention Specialists Part 3: Pharmacology of Psychostimulants (Cocaine & Methamphetamine)
October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for the third offering in our pharmacology webinar series. This webinar will explore the pharmacology of psychostimulants with a focus on cocaine and methamphetamines. The presenter will cover how psychostimulant addiction impacts major brain regions and the acute and chronic symptoms associated with cocaine and methamphetamine use. Specific features of psychostimulant dependence and withdrawal will be discussed specifically symptoms that occur when a person is discontinuing their use. The webinar will use Zoom technology and the format will be interactive with ample time for questions.
By the end of the series, participants will be able to:
- Define addiction and how it impacts regions of the brain.
- Describe the acute and chronic effects of cocaine and methamphetamine use and withdrawal.