SOCI 270: Drugs, Society and Behavior, Spring 2020

CLASS NOTES (PDF format):

Part 1: Defining and Regulating Drugs
Chapter 1 - Drugs and Society Overview
Chapter 2 - The Social Problems of Drugs
Chapter 3 - Government Regulation of Drugs

Part 2: Psychopharmacology
Chapter 4 - The Nervous System
Chapter 5 - The Actions of Drugs

Chapter 18 - Rethinking Drug Policy

Midterm Exam

Part 3: The Familiar Drugs
Chapter 6 - Stimulants - Cocaine
Chapter 6 - Stimulants - Amphetamines
Chapter 11 - Stimulants - Caffeine
Chapter 7 - Depressants & Inhalants

Chapter 9 - Depressants - Alcohol
Chapter 10 - Nicotine and Tobacco

Part 4: The Restricted Drugs
Chapter 13 - Opioids
Chapter 14 - Hallucinogens

Chapter 15 - Marijuana

Final Exam