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NEUR 3204 [0.5 credit] Neuropharmacology

Overview of chemical neurotransmission and key neurotransmitter systems. A description of licit and illicit drugs covering topics that range from historical perspectives to pharmacology to mechanisms of action in the brain. Discussion of neurochemical basis of psychiatric diseases including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.
Precludes additional credit for PSYC 3204 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): NEUR 2200 or NEUR 2201.
Lectures and seminars three hours a week.