2019-2020 Catalog

COUN 680 Survey of Addictions: Pharmacology and Physiology of Addictions

In this survey of addictions, students will gain understanding of the major theories of etiology of addiction. Topics include understanding the pharmacological properties and physiological effects of addictive substances and the influence of culture on the use of addictive substances. Students will learn the various signs and symptoms used for assessment of addiction. Students will receive a packet of materials from the instructor at the beginning of the course.