2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

HS 412 - Addictions and Dependencies

PSY 312  

The process of dependency is examined not only as it applies to substances, including alcohol, but also as it relates to pathological gambling, compulsive over-eating, and co-dependencies. Effects of various substances on the body will be discussed. The etiology of addictive and dependent behavior as well as the impact this abuse has on the individual, family, and community are studied. Methods of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation are explored.

This course is applicable to the liberal arts requirements of the curriculum.
1 semester 3 credits.