cpss421 | undergraduate

Etiology And Physiology Of Addictions Disorders

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This course examines the development of addiction disorders and the factors that influence substance abuse. Students will explore the prevalence of co-occurring disorders and addictions in vulnerable populations.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Factors That Influence Abuse

    • Describe the role of gender in addiction disorders.
    • Analyze how specific factors contribute to addiction.
    • Examine theories of addiction related to learning and self-control.

    Components and Effects of Addiction

    • Describe the various physiological effects of addiction disorders.
    • Analyze the biological, psychological, and social components of behavioral addiction disorders.

    Co-Occurring Disorders

    • Describe the effects of addiction on vulnerable populations.
    • Describe the complexities of co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system.

    Special Topics in Addiction

    • Analyze the role of the family in the development of an addiction.
    • Describe the effect of cultural differences on addiction.

    History and Etiology of Addiction Disorders

    • Describe the process of the development of addiction.
    • Examine historical perspectives of addiction.
    • Describe theories of addiction related to choice.
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