PSYC 0642 - Behavioral Pharmacology

Credits: 3

Behavioral pharmacology is a sub-discipline of behavior analysis that extends the research methods used in the analysis of behavior to those related to drugs and drug abuse. This course will familiarize students with the physiological mechanisms of drug abuse and drug action, drug discrimination, how drugs act as reinforces, and drug abuse interventions. Students will also learn how drugs interact with basic behavioral procedures involved in commonly used behavioral intervention strategies.

Prerequisites: Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis

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