What is meant by the neurochemistry of a drug? Identify one neurotransmitter and describe its physiological function in the human brain.
Provide an example to support your description.
This discussion question meets the following CACREP Standard: 5.C.2.g. Impact of biological and neurological mechanisms on mental health.
1. Discuss the effects of addiction on the components of the central nervous system and other organ systems in the human body.
2. Examine the different neurotransmitters in the brain.
3. Describe the process of neurotransmission.