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Syllabus 2018-19 - 12612014 - Psychopharmacology (Psicofarmacología)

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DEGREE: Grado en Psicología
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Psychopharmacology
CODE: 12612014 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: TORRES BARES, CARMEN
DEPARTMENT: U126 - PSICOLOGÍA
FIELD OF STUDY: 725 - PSICOBIOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: C5 - 120 E-MAIL: mctorres@ujaen.es P: 953212292
WEBSITE: https://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/psicol/5034
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1.- Psychopharmacology. Definition, origins, and methods.

2.- Pharmacokinetics.

3.- Pharmacodynamics.

4.- Neurochemistry.

5.- Psychobiological bases of drug addiction.

6.- Psychopharmacology of depressive and bipolar disorders.

7.- Psychopharmacology of anxiety.

8.- Psychopharmacology of schizophrenia.

9.- Psychopharmacological treatment of other behavioral disorders.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Individual tutoring. Completion of practical exercises. Bibliographic search. Laboratory classes. Theoretical reviews. Oral exposition. Book summaries.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The student's final grade will result from adding the grades obtained in the exams (70%) and the evaluation obtained in scheduled activities (30%).

Continuous assessment exams may be implemented.

Both the final exam and the continuous assessment exams may contain multiple choice questions, practical exercises, and short essay questions. The student must have passed the theoretical part to add the practice grade.

A maximum of 3 points will be considered from scheduled activities.

In extraordinary exam calls or when the student has not been able to complete scheduled activities for justified reasons, he/she will be able to take an exam that will include questions from theory and scheduled activities. A maximum of 10 points cold be obtained in these extraordinary exam calls.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Psychopharmacology: Drugs, the Brain and Behavior. Edition: 3ª. Author: Meyer, J.S., Quenzer, L.F.. Publisher: Oxford University Press.
    • Notes: Adquirir en biblioteca
     (Library)
  • Stahl's essential psychopharmacology : neuroscientific basis and practical applications. Edition: 4th ed., 4th reprint. Author: Stahl, Stephen M.. Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015  (Library)
  • Drugs, addiction, and the brain [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Koob, George F., author. Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier AP, Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, 2014  (Library)
  • Neurobiology of addiction. Edition: -. Author: Koob, George F.. Publisher: Amsterdam: Elsevier, cop. 2006  (Library)
  • Molecular neuropharmacology: a foundation for clinical neuroscience. McGraw-Hill Education. Edition: 3ª. Author: Nestler, E., Malenka, R., Human, S.. Publisher: McGraw-Hill .
    • Notes: Adquirir en bilbioteca
     (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • The addicted brain [Recurso electrónico] : why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine. Edition: -. Author: Kuhar, Michael J. Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : FT Press, 2011, c2012  (Library)
  • Animal models of drug addiction. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: New York : Human Press, 2011  (Library)
  • Studyguide for Stahl's essential psychopharmacology : neuroscientific basis and practical applicati. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: [USA] : Content Technology, 2015  (Library)
  • Antipsychotics : treating psychosis, mania, and depression. Edition: 2nd ed. Author: Stahl, Stephen M.. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010  (Library)
  • Anxiety, stress, and PTSD. Edition: 1st. published, repinted with corrections. Author: Stahl, Stephen M. Publisher: Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 2013  (Library)
  • Practice questions in Psychopharmacology [Recurso electrónico] : Volume 1. Edition: -. Author: Sajja, Srikanth. Publisher: Tarporley : Springer Healthcare Ltd. : Imprint: Springer Healthcare, 2011  (Library)
  • Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Stolerman, Ian P.. Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2010.  (Library)
  • Psychopharmacology: an introduction. Edition: 4th ed. Author: Spiegel, René. Publisher: Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, cop. 2003  (Library)
  • Manual of clinical psychopharmacology. Edition: -. Author: Schatzberg, Alan F.. Publisher: [S.l. : s.n], 5ª ed  (Library)