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PSY 383 Addiction


This course examines substance addiction and other impulse control disorders from a biopsychosocial perspective. giving equal attention to the physiological mechanisms involved with addiction, psychological correlates, and the social and cultural aspects that promote or inhibit addiction. The course will also explore evidence-based treatment approaches to abstinence, including the transtheoretical model, motivational interviewing, in-patient and out-patient treatments, cognitive-behavioral interventions, and 12-step and other supportive programs. Prerequisite(s): PSY 100  or permission of the instructor. Offered spring semester on odd years. 3 hour(s).



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