Sep 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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

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