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HSW 296: Neuropsychology of Addiction

Course is available online in Fall 2019.

In this course, students will study the basic principles of pharmacology, including both pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and the application of these principles to addictive drugs. In particular students will focus on the functioning of the nervous system with an emphasis on neurotransmission, the evolution of our understanding of the biological mechanisms of addiction, and various physiological effects, including the mechanism of action of both legal and illegal psychoactive drugs.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Level II Prereq: Both PSY 100 and BIO 101 or BIO 102 are strongly recommended

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