Psychopharmacology (PSYU510) Syllabus
Instructor: Denise Jackson, Ph.D. Semester: Spring 2007
Meeting Times: M, W, & Th, 8:00-9:05 AM Room: 305 SH
This course examines the pharmacological impact of drugs on neuronal function with a particular emphasis on
alterations in behavioral states. Related topics include fundamental principles of pharmacology, neurochemical
communication, and basic physiological processes.
Psychobiology (PSYu458), Neurobiology (BIOu405), or Biol. Basis of Mental Illness PSYu202)
Psychopharmacology, Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior, by Jerrold S. Meyer and Linda F. Quenzer, Sinuaer
Grades will be based upon your performance on 4 equally weighted exams. Exam questions will consist of
multiple-choice questions, true and false inquiries, matching, etc. Grades will not be scaled.
A 90-100 B 80-89 pts C 70-79 pts D 60-69 pts F < 60 pts
+'s and -'s additions to grades will be assigned accordingly
Office Hrs: Mon 9:15-10:15 AM and Thurs. 1-2 PM