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Substance Abuse & The Brain

Description:
This course examines commonly abused substances and their psychobiological effects. Accordingly, it surveys a variety of "street drugs" - from crack/cocaine marijuana, oxycodone "E" to inhalants - focusing on the interaction with the brain reward and stress systems. Also explored are gender/age interactions as they relate to propensity to "try" and abuse drugs, especially during adolescent years.

Pre Requisites: Pre-req = PSYCH 201 and 360

Offered in:

2017 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7485 TuTh
8:00 - 9:15 am
Donaldson,Sherry Tiffany Y04-4130
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 24
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = PSYCH 201 and 360
Course Attributes:

2018 Summer

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01B 1572 MW
10:00 - 1:00 pm
Donaldson,Sherry Tiffany W01-0060
Session: CE Ses 6
Class Dates: 07/16/2018 - 08/23/2018
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 11
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = PSYCH 201 and 360
Course Attributes: