Biological and Behavioral effects of Psychotropic Medication

For this Application Assignment, analyze biological and behavioral effects of psychotropic medication.
 
To prepare for this Assignment:
 
•Review Chapter 2, “Brain and Behavior,” in your course text. View the table that contains a list of major neurotransmitters and descriptions of their roles in the brain.
•Review Chapter 5, “States of Consciousness,” in your course text. Focus on the section entitled, “Drug-Altered Consciousness—The High and Low of It.”
•Visit the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website,http://store.samhsa.gov/facet/Substances. Select a drug from the list provided at this site. (Remember that nicotine and caffeine are also drugs that affect the brain.) The Assignment (2–3 pages)
 
In a 2- to 3-page paper, address the following components as you analyze the biological and behavioral effects of psychotropic medication:
 
•The classification of the drug (e.g., stimulant, depressant, hallucinogen, narcotic, etc.)
•The biological effects typically produced by the drug, including the action(s) of the drug on the central nervous system. In addition, be sure to discuss the impact on a specific neurotransmitter. Include long-term effects on the body.
•The behavioral effects typically produced by the drug
Support your Application Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You are asked to provide a reference list for all resources