Addiction & Dependency: Introduction


Empire State University

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    Fall 2023
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This course will focus on understanding of addictive disorders and the impact of addiction on the individual and the various social systems with which the person interacts. Topics will include categories of psychoactive substances and how these affect behavior, mood, and cognition. How addiction affects the individual, family, and community. The study will also examine the various models of addiction and the impact of addiction on specific populations. Substance use related addictions, gambling disorder, and process addictions will be examined. This course is aligned with the Community and Human Services Area of Study guidelines for Skills and Application and Integration. This course is aligned with the BS in Addiction Studies program guidelines for Skills and Application.This course was previously CHS-252184 Addiction and Dependency: Introduction. Prerequisites: Introduction to Psychology, Human Development, Introduction to Human Services, or equivalent.
Course Area: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counseling
Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
Dates: 09-05-2023 - 12-15-2023
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