HSV-255
Addictive Disease Concepts
3 Credit Hours

This course will review the history of addictions and society issues. Students will examine the theoretical foundations and current concepts of the addiction process. The course includes the study of the physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of addictions, abuse and dependence. The classifications of basic pharmacology and psychoactive drugs plus the physiology impacts will be explored. Best-practice treatment modalities will be discussed.