Psychopharmacology: Substances and the BrainSemester Course

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

Learn how the brain’s physiology is affected in different psychiatric disorders and under the influence of various psychoactive drugs. Course topics are approached from a biological, chemical, and physiological perspective. Study concepts including neurotransmitters, basic neurobiology, psychiatric disorders, and psychoactive drugs.

Related Discipline(s)

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

Faculty

Jesper T. Andreasen

DIS Copenhagen Semester 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