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2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 820 - Theory and Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders

3 Credit(s) This course introduces substance abuse theories, research, and treatment. Using a biopsychosocial perspective, students will learn the physiological and psychological effects of alcohol and other drugs, and the effects of substance abuse on individuals, families and communities. Current treatments considered effective for different populations will be discussed.
Pre-requisites: PSY 731  and PSY 740 , or permission from the Instructor.