NCU Catalog - April 2018 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
NCU Catalog - April 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-6110 - Clinical Survey of Substance Abuse and Dependence

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 8

This course will cover the broad scope of substance use and dependence, and its impact on individuals, families, and society. This includes the costs of substance misuse in terms of lives lost, health problems, and financial losses. Students will explore theories and models of both etiology and treatment of substance use disorders, including the exploration of a variety of both legal and illicit substances, as well as the physiological and psychological processes of dependence. Prescription drug abuse, abuse of over the counter (OTC) drugs, and dietary supplements will also be covered, and gender and diversity issues are highlighted.



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