PSY 607 Drugs and Human Behaviour

This course introduces students to the social, psychological and biological factors involved in the use and effects of psychoactive drugs and drug-taking behaviour. The course examines two aspects of drug use: addiction and the drug treatment of mental disorders. It addresses current issues such as the use of designer and performance-enhancing drugs. Topics range from historical, social, and cultural aspects of psychoactive drug use, to neurobiology and pharmacology underlying drugs and drug use. PSY 607 is not available for credit to students who choose PSY 214. UL Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisite: PSY 11 or PSY 105 or PSY 102, Antirequisite: PSY 214 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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