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Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 Archived Catalog

CNL 8133 Advanced Psychopharmacology

Three hours
A basic introduction to psychopharmacology for non-medical counselors. General principles underlying the use of psychoactive medications to treat the major classes of mental illness are covered, with emphasis on practical aspects of pharmacology, including drug selection, dosage, side effects, and toxicity. Basic principles of neuropharmacology are also discussed. The goal is to equip counselors to better understand psychopharmacology and to interact with medical personnel who prescribe medications.