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Alcohol- And Drug-related Addictions Disorders

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This course introduces students to the diagnostic criteria for alcohol- and drug-related addiction disorders. Students examine the intricacies of multiple disorders related to substance abuse and dependence and their prevalence in society, with a special focus on the effects on the criminal justice system. Students also survey a variety of other addiction disorders.

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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    Disorders Related to Stimulant Drugs

    • Explain the effects of stimulant drug use and abuse in society.
    • Examine the behavioral symptoms and physiological effects that contribute to the diagnostic criteria of disorders related to stimulant drugs.
    • Explain the effects of stimulant-related disorders in the correctional system.

    Disorders Related to Hallucinogen Drugs

    • Examine the behavioral symptoms and physiological effects that contribute to the diagnostic criteria of disorders related to hallucinogen drugs.
    • Explain the effects of hallucinogen-related disorders in the correctional system.
    • Explain the effects of hallucinogen drug use and abuse in society.

    Other Addiction Disorders

    • Describe the behavioral symptoms of addiction disorders not related to substances.
    • Analyze the consequences of psycho-therapeutic, prescription, and over-the-counter drug abuse.

    Introduction to Substance-Related Addiction Disorders

    • Describe the factors that contribute to addiction.
    • Describe the prevalence of alcohol and drug use in the United States.
    • Describe characteristics of the diagnostic category of substance-related addiction disorders.

    Disorders Related to Depressant Drugs

    • Examine the behavioral symptoms and physiological effects that contribute to the diagnostic criteria of disorders related to alcohol and opiates.
    • Explain the effects of alcohol- and opiate-related disorders in the correctional system.
    • Explain the effects of alcohol- and opiate-related drug use and abuse in society.
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