Course Information

Substance Abuse/Alcoholism & OtherDrugs (PSY 434)

Term: 2012-2013 Spring Term


Dr. Tywana Chenault HembyShow MyInfo popup for Dr. Tywana Chenault Hemby
Office hours:
  • Fridays by Appointment Only
  • Sunday 8:00 AM to 12:55 PM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM to 12:55 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM to 12:55 PM


    Mon-Wed-Fri, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM (1/7/2013 - 5/3/2013) Location: MAIN HB 130


    This is an intensive study of theories and research regarding alcoholism, and other drugs of abuse, with
    emphasis on application of psychological theories to the treatment of alcoholism and on psychological
    research regarding alcoholism and other drugs. The course examines basic pharmacological and
    neurobiological, history, mechanismsof action, short-term and long-term effects, use and abuse of various
    psychoactive drugs. Prerequisite: PSY 230, 350, 352, or consent of the Instructor.