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Bruno597syllabussuqtr2007 - DRUGS, BEHAVIOR AND MODERN...

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DRUGS, BEHAVIOR AND MODERN SOCIETY PSYCHOLOGY 597 (SUMMER QTR, 2007) Dr. John P. Bruno (2-1770; [email protected] ) and Dr. Gary Wenk (8- 3404; [email protected] ) Department of Psychology Renee Patrick (CA; PS 257; [email protected]) Required Text: Charles F. Levinthal, Drugs, Behavior and Modern Society , 5 th Edition, 2005, (Pearson Allyn & Bacon:Boston) Class Format: 2 lectures/week + 1 recitation/week Monday & Wednesday (2:00 – 3:20 pm) Friday (2:00 – 3:20 pm) Course Objectives: The purpose of this GEC Capstone Experience is to examine the major classes of drugs, their psychological and biological effects, and their widespread use (medicinal, recreational, and ceremonial) and abuse in contemporary society. We will also focus on the enormous costs (humanistic, social, and economic) associated with drug abuse and addiction. Relationship between this course and the goals of Category 8 of the GEC (Issues of the Contemporary World): This capstone course is designed to meet the goals of Category 8 of the GEC –
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 501 taught by Professor Bruno during the Winter '08 term at Ohio State.

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