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Behavioral Pharmacology for Practitioners

This presentation will discuss some basic concepts about drugs, including how they are administered, drug actions, tolerance, and withdrawal.  To accomplish this, frequently prescribed drugs will be profiled.  The profile will include drug administration, distribution, metabolism, and excretion.  The profile will also include the drug class, typical doses, main effects, and side effects.  Finally, naming and classification systems will be discussed. 

Dr. Eb Blakely, Author & Vice President of Behavioral Services, Quest Inc., received a Ph.D. in 1988 from Western Michigan in Psychology with a specialty in Applied Behavior Analysis.