Nov 26, 2021  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BHSC 262 - Alcohol, Drugs, and Behavior


Credit(s): 3
Cross-Listed With: SOCL 262 , PSYN 262 
Principles of pharmacology, neural transmission, behavior, and psychological assessment will be discussed. Specific psychopharmacologic issues will be presented with sedative-hypnotic, benzodiazepine, opiate, stimulant, and antipsychotic drugs as primary examples. Other discussion areas include behavioral toxicology, inhalant drugs, drugs and schoolchildren, nutritional and legal aspects to drug use, cigarette smoking, and the effects of drugs on the developing organism (e.g., fetal alcohol syndrome).



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