In this course, you will learn about the pharmacological effects of licit (legal) and illicit (illegal) substances that are typically abused (e.g., depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and others). You will explore the physiological, psychological, emotional, and socioenvironmental effects of these psychoactive substances.
Related Learning: This micro-course is also part of the ASCI2000 - The Neuroscience of Addiction Learning Path. Learn more.
What You Will Learn
In this micro-course, you will learn to:
- Identify the significant categories of addictive substances: depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabis, and outliers that fit into several groups.
- Evaluate the behavioral, physiological, psychological, emotional, and socioenvironmental effects of psychoactive substances on the individual.
- Describe the pharmacology of abused drugs and what changes in the brain during the addiction process.
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