Apr 19, 2024  
Mercy College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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BHSC 262 - Alcohol, Drugs & Behavior


Credit(s): 3
3 hours lecture, 3 hours contact
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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