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PSY 2214 Drugs & Behavior

An introduction to behavioral pharmacology examining the major classes of psychoactive substances. Topics include basic principles of neuropharmacology, pharmacodynamics (drug absorption, distribution and elimination) and physiology of tolerance and dependence for each class of drugs.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: PSY 1100 

Outcomes

  • Recognize myths and misconceptions regarding use and effects of psychoactive substances.
  • Critique popular sources of information regarding psychoactive substances.
  • elate basic neurophysiological and pharmacological principles and concepts.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3