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.

 James David Jentsch, Ph.D. Tyrone Cannon
External Instructor(s): 
 A.S. James
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Haines Hall Los AngelesCA
United States

Last updated: May 16, 2016 - 17:04