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2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


PSY 432 - Psychopharmacology

Study of the effects of drugs on the brain and behavior. The course introduces students to the principle of neurotransmission in the brain, how the neurotransmission becomes disturbed in the psychological/behavioral disorder, psychopharmacologic treatments of psychological/behavioral disorders, and the actions of psychoactive drugs on the brain and behavior. Course is cross-listed with PSY 532. Offered every academic year. Prerequisites: PSY 101; and one of PSY 300, BMS 301, CJ 300, PLS 300, NUR 435, or SW 430.

Credits: 3



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