NCU Catalog - April 2018 
    
    Dec 07, 2021  
NCU Catalog - April 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-8113 - Addiction and Related Disorders

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 12

This doctoral-level course is designed as a comprehensive overview of research in addictions and related behaviors. This course presents information on addiction, related disorders, and their associated compulsive behaviors by identifying clinical syndromes associated with substance use disorder, eating disorders, and gambling disorder. In addition, this course explores other compulsive disorders such as sex addition, workaholism, and compulsive buying. These disorders and compulsive behaviors will be analyzed through a series of case buying. These disorders and compulsive behaviors will be analyzed through a series of case studies, while identifying DSM criteria that are associated with these disorders. This course also examines etiological theories, screening tools, assessment processes, and treatment interventions as well as their co-occurrence with each other or with other psychiatric disorders.



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