Feb 25, 2021  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

HRE 318 - Medical Psychosocial Aspects of Addictions (3)


This course examines the physical, psychological, and sociological aspects of alcohol and drug use, abuse, and dependence. Students will examine their belief system about drug and alcohol use and will learn the processes of addiction/dependence including signs, symptoms, and behavior patterns. Students will learn the six classifications of drugs and the basic pharmacology of various drugs of abuse, including alcohol; examine the physiology and the effects of drugs and alcohol on the human body and brain; and learn about alcohol and drug tolerance.