Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLHLTH 738 - Biology of Addiction

15 Points

Semester 2


Explores the genetic and neurobiological factors that predispose individuals to develop addiction. The neuropharmacology of the main drugs of abuse and factors that are responsible for the variability in drug response (ie pharmacokinetics) will be presented. Current neurobiological models of addiction will be considered.

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