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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Drugs and Addictions - AP342002
Title: Drugs and Addictions
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds (342)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Staněk Jan doc. RNDr. CSc.
Kuchař Martin doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : P342002
Annotation -
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Wiathin this course, problematics of drug and their effects including drug addiction is presented. Students will be aware of natural and synthetic drugs, their effects in human body, relationship between structure and properties.
Aim of the course -
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Students acquire overview and orientation in problematics of drugs and addictions.

Literature -
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Annual Report: The Czech Republic - Drug Situation, Prague, Oggice of the Government of the Czech Republic

Syllabus -
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Definition of basic terms: drug, tolerance, addiction, toxic psychosis, acute and chronic intoxication, craving

History of drugs (opiates and other narcoticts, stimulation compounds, halucinogenes, cannabinoids, alcohol), medical applications

Definition of drugs, natural, synthetic, designer drugs

General riscs of drug use

Látky návykové, omamné, psychotropní, souvislosti vlastností a struktury

Opiates, structure, receptors, effects, occurence, syntetic opiates

Cocain, structure, receptors, effects, occurence, syntetic analogues

Amfetamines, effects, risks, structure

Halucinogenes, natural and synthetic, receptors, structure

Cannabis sativum, active components, structure, effects, therapeutical indications

Extasy a similar drugs

Drug dependance, drug addiction, substitution therapy


Course completion requirements -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.11.2018)

Oral examination