PSY243 Drugs and Behavior 3 credits
This course is a basic introduction to the principles of drug action on the mind and body and the relationship of substance abuse to crime. Drug metabolism and psychopharmacological research findings on legal and illicit drugs are addressed including drug effects and theories of abuse. Treatment issues and prevention models are discussed in relation to diverse cultures, lifestyles, gender, age, and the needs of people with disabilities.
This course may be taken 1 time for credit.