2023-2024 Catalog


ADC-212 Psychopharmacology

This course is intended to introduce the student to drug administration, absorption, movement, and drug-receptor interactions. Students will learn the psychoactive properties of each class of psychoactive drugs including the respective withdraw abstinence syndromes. Students will become familiar with current research in regard to biochemical abnormalities and their proposed role in behavioral disorders. Students will also become familiar with the etiology and treatment of co-occurring disorders. The course will also provide an overview of clinical practice guidelines for treating psychological and substance use disorders, including the use, strengths and limitations of pharmacologic treatments.



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