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PSY 315 - Psychopharmacology


The study of the drug development and testing, drug action, and drug use and abuse on human behavior. General topics include: principles of pharmacology and drug action, “new” drug development, general theories of psychopharmacology, theories of emotion/motivation/reward, drugs and the nervous system, biochemical hypotheses of antipsychotic action, biochemical hypotheses of mood stabilizers, pharmacotherapy for mental disorders, and geriatric psychopharmacology.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: (PSY 100  AND STAT 100  AND PSY 200  AND PSY 200L ) OR (PSY 300 ))]
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Units: 3