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HSP 121 Survey of Addictions and Pharmacology (5)

(Formerly HSP-200) This course is an introduction to the physiological, psychological and socio-cultural aspects of addiction related issues. An overview of the pharmacology of psychoactive drugs including an explanation of the how brain chemistry changes result in compulsive use is examined.

Prerequisite: HSP 100 and HSP 103 with a minimum grade of C.