University of Portland Bulletin 2020-2021

PSY 410 Drugs and Behavior

Examination of how therapeutic, illicit, and recreational drugs associate with human behavior. Topics may include historical and societal views of drug use, drugs in food, environmental toxins; theories of why drugs are used and reasons for prescribing psychoactive drugs; and the relationship between chemical processes occurring in the nervous system and behaviors including abuse and addiction.


PSY 101
  • Up one level
  • 400