M181. Biological Bases of Psychiatric Disorders
(Same as Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology M181; Neuroscience M130; Physiological Science M181; and Psychology M117J). Lecture, three hours. Requisite: Neuroscience M101A (or Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology M175A or Physiological Science M180A or Psychology M117A; or Physiological Science 111A or Psychology 115). Underlying brain systems involved in psychiatric symptoms and neurological disorders, including schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive/compulsive disorder. Provides basic understanding of brain dysfunctions that contribute to disorders and rationales for pharmacological treatments. P/NP or letter grading.
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