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College Catalog 2015-2016 
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NEUR 390 - Pain and Suffering

Cross-Listed as PSYC 390  
This seminar-format course will examine both basic research and clinical aspects of pain and suffering. Following introductory lectures on suffering, pain and pain relief, a series of topics will be explored, including but not limited to: pain measurement in humans and animals; the ethics and use of experimental models in pain research; chronic pain; pain relief produced by drugs, acupuncture, hypnosis, and placebos; and learning processes that influence pain sensitivity. Features a student-led component. (4 credits) Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100 , PSYC 201 , and either PSYC 180  or PSYC 244 . Or permission of instructor. Every other year (4 Credits)