Introduction to Clinical Psychopharmacology   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 481 - Introduction to Clinical Psychopharmacology

Prerequisite(s): PY 449  This course involves studying the effects of pharmacological agents on behavior, emotion, and cognition. The goal of this course is to provide a background in contemporary theory and practice of psychopharmacology so that by the end, students understand the nature of medication treatment and the rationale for treatment selection. Effects of age, gender, ethnicity, and racial/genetic characteristics on the efficacy and safety of medications are discussed. (2 credits)