Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

PSYC 4220 Psychoactive Drugs, Behavior, and Society

3-0-3

This course addresses how psychoactive drugs work int he central nervous system to affect behavior. Stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, analgesics and psychotropic drugs will be discussed primarily in terms of their pharmacological action in the brain. Substance abuse and treatment will also be discussed.

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