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PSY 127 - Introduction to the Physiological Effects of Drugs of Abuse

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed for students interested in furthering their understanding of psychoactive drugs and those interested in working with populations recovering from or at risk for drug problems. It provides an examination of the pharmacological actions of drugs of abuse and how this relates to the physiological, as well as the behavioral, effects of such drugs. The properties of drugs that increase the likelihood of the development of substance use disorders will be emphasized.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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