Department Information

Chair:
Dr. Judith Ouellette
Old Main, Room 132
Phone: 607-753-4218
Fax: 607-753-5738

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Course Detail

PSY 520 - Psychopharmacology

The study of the biological bases of major psychiatric disorders and the medications used to treat these disorders. Special attention will be paid to neurochemical and neurological mechanisms involved in the disorders and the neurochemical mechanisms affected by psychopharmacological medications.

Prerequisite: PSY 101 and six additional credit hours of psychology, preferably to include PSY 421.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code O = offered occasionally
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.