Psychopharmacology: Substances and the BrainSemester Course

Program
Neuroscience
Week-Long Study Tour
Frankfurt-Heidelberg or Munich
Core Course Week Study Tour
Southern Sweden or Western Denmark
Major Discipline(s)
Biomedicine/Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Pre-Medicine/Health Science
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

This course focuses on how the brain’s physiology is affected in different psychiatric disorders and under the influence of various psychoactive drugs, both legal and illegal. Course topics are approached from a biological, chemical, and psychological perspective. Concepts including neurotransmitters, basic neurobiology, psychiatric disorders, and psychoactive drugs are studied extensively.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Biology

Faculty

Jesper T. Andreasen

DIS Copenhagen Faculty

Ph.D. (Psychopharmacology, University of Copenhagen, 2009). M.Sc. (Psychopharmacology, University of Copenhagen, 2004). Post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen. With DIS since 2012.

Neuroscience, Jesper Tobias Andreasen