Mary Feis-Christy / 8/22/2016 - 12/15/2016
In this course, students will be introduced to human physiology including the systems of the human body, their function and reaction to psycho-active drugs. In addition, students will be introduced to the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of psychoactive drugs. The signs, symptoms and the course of substance use disorders will also be examined. Students will learn pharmacology and the biochemistry of commonly abused drugs and how pharmacotherapy can be used in treatment.