|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||4
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||Assistant Professor Aslıhan Gevrekci
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will learn basic principles of psychopharmacology.
2) Will become acquainted with effects of various drugs on nervous system.
3) Will learn the effects of various drugs on emotion, thinking, behavior and perception.
4) Will learn interaction between different types of drugs and neurotransmitters.
5) Will acquire knowledge on addictive drugs.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|1st Week ||Principles of Psychopharmacology|
|2nd Week ||Structure and the Function of the Nervous System|
|3rd Week ||Neurotransmitters and Hormones|
|4th Week ||Catecholamine|
|5th Week ||Acetylcholine and Serotonin|
|6th Week ||Glutamate and GABA|
|7th Week ||Drug Abuse and Addiction|
|8th Week ||Mid-term and Alcohol|
|9th Week ||The Opiates|
|10th Week ||Psychomotor Stimulants|
|11th Week ||Nicotine and Caffeine|
|12th Week ||Marijuana and Cannabinoids|
|13th Week ||Hallucinogens and Inhalants |
|14th Week ||General Evaluation|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Meyer, J. S., & Quenzer, L. F. (2005). Psychopharmacolog: Drugs, the brain and behavior. MA: Sinauer Associates.
Ettinger, R. H. (2010). Psychopharmacology. NY: Pearson.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Presentation
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA||
|Presentation of Article||1||20|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||60|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||40|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||Turkish