Mar 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    PSY 301 - Drugs and Behavior

    This course is an exploration of the ways psychoactive drugs affect individuals, family and society. Topics include classification of drugs; biological mechanisms via which drugs produce effects on mind and behavior; drug side effects; tolerance, addiction and withdrawal; chemical therapies for mental illness; drugs and society; and ethical concerns.

    Prerequisites & Notes
      or permission of instructor.


    Credits: 3