College of the Siskiyous

ADHS 1515 - Physiological and Pharmacological Aspects of Substance Abuse

Course Information

Fall 2019 (Sections #7134 & 7135)

This course will survey the physiological and pharmacology aspects of psychoactive substance use and abuse. Major areas of inquiry include theories of alcohol and other drug addiction, the classification of psychoactive drugs and their effects within the human body; tolerance, cross tolerance, synergistic effects and withdrawal and will review physiological differences between males and females. (AA, CSU)

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