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

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, 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. The course examines the pharmacological actions of drugs of abuse as they relate to the physiological and behavioral effects of such drugs, and emphasizes the properties of drugs that increase the likelihood of developing substance use disorders.

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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

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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