2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Nov 30, 2021  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 8741 - Psychopharmacology♦


(5 cr.) Psychopharmacology is the study of how drugs affect the mind and behavior. This course is designed to provide a foundation in psychopharmacology for health psychology students. Students will cover pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, structure of the nervous system, and neurotransmitters. The focus will be on medications used in the treatment of mental illness and on illicit drug use. Special populations will include age-based groups as well as those with pre-existing conditions. (Prerequisite(s): PSYC 8226.)
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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