Fall 2013 not offered
The purpose of this course is to examine basic principles of psychopharmacology. After reviewing the bases of neural communication and functioning, the use and/or misuse of various classes of drugs will be reviewed. Special emphasis will be given to the role of drugs in treating psychological disorders. Topics to be discussed include treatment of psychological disorders, analgesic medications, pharmacology of drug abuse, and psychopharmacology of special populations (adolescents and geriatric populations). Class activities include lectures and discussions.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [PSYC220 or NS&B220] OR [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIS)(NS&B)
Robert M. Julien, Claire D. Advokat, Joseph E. Comaty, A PRIMER OF DRUG ACTION, TWELFTH EDITION. ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-3343-9, ISBN-10: 1-4292-3343-5
|Examination and Assignments: |
3 tests (multiple choice and essay); 2 take-home essays; in-class writing assignments
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
If you need to email Prof. Batis, please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, and put PSYC334 in Subject line.
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