PSYC3743Drugs and Behaviour3 ch (3C)

Examines sedatives, hypnotics, stimulants, anaesthetics, analgesics, paralytics, psychotogenics and psychotherapeutics. Includes history of use, presumed mechanisms of action, and effects on human and animal behaviour. Emphasis on how drugs affect the quality of human experience through relief of pain, addiction, treatment of mental illness, etc. 

Prerequisite: PSYC 2703 or permission of instructor. Students who have received credit for PSYC 3023 can not receive credit for PSYC 3743.