Phrm Sci: Central Nervous System II

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This block emphasizes the interrelationship between physiology, pathophysiology, neurology, and medicinal chemistry in the areas of pain response, anxiety, insomnia, and ADHD. The major drug classes and agents used clinically for the treatment of these disorders are introduced together with pertinent chemical properties/structure-activity relationship, and the pharmacology including: mechanism of action, drug action, adverse effects, key differentiation factors between individual agents, contraindications, and clinically significant drug-drug and drug-disease interactions. 2.5 credits.

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