Jun 14, 2021  
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog
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ADS 710 Understanding Addiction


3 credit hours

Introduction to understanding addiction, in particular through a multi-faceted lens including biological, psychological, sociological, and environmental perspectives.
Basic pharmacology of both illicit and psychotherapeutic drugs will be included. Covers information about drugs and alcohol, including history, categories, definitions, misuse, abuse, attitudes, personality, and reasons for adolescent and adult use. Students will learn the cycle of addiction model, including understanding how the many ways in which this cycle can be interrupted provide a (rational) basis for hope in recovery.



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