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

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PSY-4200 - Overview of Substance Abuse and Addiction

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 8

This course explores various topics in the study of substance abuse addiction. It provides a general overview of the physical, emotional, psychological and cultural aspects of the addictive process on the individual and the various systems that impact misuse, addiction, treatment, and recovery. Topics covered for each category of drug include: general information, incidence and prevalence, mechanism of action, specific psychological and physical effects and treatment approaches.



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