Mar 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

PSY 345 - Psychopharmacology

4 credits (Spring)
An investigation of the biological mechanisms and behavioral effects of psychoactive substances. Topics covered will include principles of pharmacology, research methods in psychopharmacology, mechanisms of drug action, drug abuse and addiction, and clinical applications. Required laboratory work using animal models will focus on the use of behavioral tools to characterize drug effects and the use of pharmacological tools for understanding brain-behavior relationships.

Prerequisite: PSY 225  and NRS 250  or PSY 246 .
Note: Not offered every year.
Instructor: Tracy