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UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR COUNSELORS

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UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR COUNSELORS

2015 Spring Term

3 Units

Counselor Education 753

This course surveys basic neuropharmacology, the effects of various psychotropic drugs, and the actions of drugs used to treat mental disorders and drugs of abuse. The emphasis of the first part of the course is on basic principles of neuropharmacology, distribution and eliminations of drugs, drug-receptor interactions and dose-response relationships, structure of neurons, neurophysiological mechanisms involved in synaptic activity, and the distribution of specific neurotransmitter systems. The last two-thirds of the course examines the actions of specific drugs and their effects on behavior and their uses in biological psychiatry and/or their abuse in our society.

Other Requirements: PREREQ: COUNSED 718 AND COUNSED 722 AND ADMISSION TO MS COUNSELING PROGRAM OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

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Section Details Meeting Details & Topic Instructor Syllabus
 
01-DIS 2680
3 Units
01/20 - 05/19 (1) W 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Richard Broach
WH1014WH1014

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