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.