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Course Overview

This course introduces the uses, neurophysiological mode of action, and physiological and behavioral effects of various categories of psychoactive medications, including antipsychotic, anxiolytic, and antidepressant medications. Basic psychopharmacological research and the psychomimetic effects of drugs used for the treatment of medical and behavioral disorders will be discussed. Discussion of the use and effects of recreational substances and herbal medicines also will be explored during this course.

Enrollment in the Ph.D. or Psy.D. Psychology Doctoral Programs; PSY 712, PSY 834 and PSY 840 (Clinical Ph.D. Doctoral Program).

Program: Psychology

Credit: 2

Other Courses

PSY-899

Independent Study

Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-900

Dissertation Research

This course provides credit for individual student research…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-985

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-986

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-987

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-990

APPIC Application Preparation…

The primary focus of this course is on…

Psychology

Credits 3