Jun 03, 2023  
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 526 - Drug Treatments of Psychological Disorders


An overview of the psychotropic medications that health care providers prescribe for various emotional, mental and behavioral disorders. Class discussion will begin with some basic issues in drug action (i.e., potency, efficacy, primary effects and side effects, administration, distribution and metabolism). Focus will be on educating non-medical professionals about the use of drug treatments for conditions like depression, excessive anxiety, ADHD, schizophrenia and others. Offered in spring semesters.