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PSYC 102 - Drugs and Society

This course provides an introduction to the basic physiological, psychological, and behavioral effects of the major drugs of use and abuse: stimulants, depressants, inhalants, psychoactive medications, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, over-the-counter drugs, opiods, hallucinogens, marijuana, and performance-enhancing drugs. The course will also explore the following issues related to drugs and society: addiction and factors that affect it, prevention of drug abuse, treatment of drug abuse, and policy related to drug use and availability.

PSYC 102 - Drugs and Society - Details

Prerequisite
None
Credits
3
Offered:
Winter