PSY 321 Addictions and Recovery

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This course is designed to help students understand alcohol and drug addiction from a biological, psychological, and social approach. Students will learn about the different causes of addiction, with the goal of understanding that addiction is both a disease and a behavioral phenomenon. Students will learn about the most common drugs of addiction as well as a variety of treatments for drug addiction. The societal effects of addiction will also be examined, with a focus on the impact on mental health centers, hospitals and prison systems.