Drug Dependence and the Brain

Duration: 3 hours

Drugs are chemical compounds that modify the way the body and mind work. Much of the scientific work on drugs has attempted to widen the gap between effective and toxic doses. In this course, you'll learn about the effects of drugs on the central nervous system and biopsychological theories of addiction and reward systems in the brain.


Please note: Course notes are provided in PDF format for your convenience and can be downloaded to print or view on your device.

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