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PSD7160 Psychopharmacology

Course Description

This course prepares students to evaluate and direct clients regarding psychiatric medications. Pharmacokinetics, the major classes of psychiatric medications, referral processes, and how to follow-up with clients on medications will be discussed. Students will gain an understanding of the practical, ethical, diversity-related, and philosophical advantages and limitations of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of clients with various psychological disorders.


PSD7016, PSD7107

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