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Psychology (PSYC) Courses Listing - Drugs and Behaviour

Psychology 3115 Drugs and Behaviour
Builds on the principles of psychopharmacology and examines the psychopharmacology of specific psychoactive drugs and drug classes (e.g., opioids, cannabis, cocaine, antidepressants). Drugs will be examined in terms of their pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, effects on the body and behaviour, tolerance and dependence, and therapeutic applications. Research on drug effects in both humans and animal models is critically examined and discussed.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Psychology 1100 and Psychology 3114

Offering: 0-0; 3-0
Notes: Students with previous credit in Psychology 3401 may not take Psychology 3114/3115 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences