2014-2015 Pitzer Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2019  
2014-2015 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 148 PZ -Neuropharmacology and Behavior

Institution: Pitzer

Description: This upper-division course will begin with a review of basic pharmacological principles, including such topics as the determinants of effective drug action at a receptor site; routes of administration, absorption, lipid solubility, catabolism, and the Blood Brain Barrier. We will also discuss fast and slow transduction mechanisms with emphasis on second messengers. Finally, this course will review what is known about the neurochemical bases of disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, mania and autism.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 010 PZ or NEUR 095 JT or permission of instructor Please also check the current course schedule for requirements.

Note(s): Satisfies: BIO

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