Course Detail
Course Components:
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the effects that drugs exert on the brain and how drugs affect cognition, personality, and behavior. The course will focus primarily on drugs of abuse and on psychoactive drugs. By the end of the course you will be able to explain how psychoactive and addictive drugs affect the brain, why they affect they symptoms associated with specific addictive and psychiatric conditions and how side effects can occur.