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PSYCHOLOGY 1 UNIT 6: DRUGS AND BEHAVIOUR (Part 1)

PSYCHOLOGY 1 UNIT 6: DRUGS AND BEHAVIOUR (Part 1)

PSYCHOLOGY 1 UNIT 6: DRUGS AND BEHAVIOUR (Part 1)

Mr Fergus  McGrath (eolach.ie)
Mr Fergus McGrath (eolach.ie)

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Launch date: 12 Sep 2017
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Last updated: 07 Aug 2018

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Description

This class begins by describing how drugs move through the body, it then looks at the major categories of psychoactive substances (drugs that alter consciousness, mood and cognitive processing), both legal and illegal and looks at the behavioural consequences, pharmacological effects and side effects of their ingestion. The particular drugs studied in this class are marijuana and hashish.

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After completing this class the student should be able to do the following:
1. Explain the history of psychopharmacology.

2. Explain pharmacokinetics.

3. Describe the pharmacodynamic actions of a drug.

4. Describe tolerance, withdrawal symptoms and dependence.

5. Outline the history, chemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and effects (both behavioural and psychological) of Marijuana and Hashish.
Mr Fergus  McGrath (eolach.ie)

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Mr Fergus McGrath (eolach.ie)

Fergus has a first class honours degree in Psychology and a Higher Diploma in Computer Science. He is also an experienced teacher and a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. Fergus collated his interests and achievements to develop e-learning courses that are designed as continuing education activities. Fergus has also developed a new approach to mental health and wellbeing called the YANA approach. This incorporates a theoretical outline and a series of bespoke practical activities. Fergus is passionate about both mental health and education and he invites you to share his journey.

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