PSYC 279 Psychology of Drug Use and Abuse
A contemporary approach to drug and alcohol use and abuse. Topics include psychoactive properties of licit and illicit substances; tolerance, habituation, dependence, and addiction; personality characteristics of drug users/abusers; prevention and treatment programs. Also explores dietary supplements and herbs as used in society today. Course requires active participation in discussions. (LA)
Prerequisite: "C" or better in PSYC 100.
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