NROD66H3 Drug Addiction

An examination of the major phases of the addiction cycle, including drug consumption, withdrawal, and relapse. Consideration will be given to what basic motivational and corresponding neurobiological processes influence behaviour during each phase of the cycle. Recent empirical findings will be examined within the context of major theoretical models guiding the field.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

NROD60H3 (if taken in the 2009 Fall Session)

Recommended Preparation: 
Enrolment Limits: 
20
Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences