This course is designed as an overview and introduction of some common drugs and the subsequent behaviors/ outcomes related to their use (e.g. addictions, abuse, and dependence). The societal impact, as well as the affects drugs have on the individual (psychologically and physiologically) will be explored. In addition, the issues of treatment and prevention will be investigated and identified.
Addiction and Human Behavior
Prerequisites: a "C" in PSYC 201