Description
Psychotherapy and Treatment Planning
3 Graduate Credits
This course examines the physiological and pharmacological effects of alcohol and other addictive substances on the human body. The topics include (1) such characteristics of addiction as physiological need, tolerance, withdrawal and dependence; (2) short and long-term effects of alcohol, both from physical and psychological standpoints; (3) causes and epidemiology of alcoholism and drug addiction; (4) various treatment approaches including behavioral techniques, medical regimens, and Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programs; (5) impact of alcoholism and other addictions on family and children; and (6) HIV/AIDS Prevention.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
CORH 630
Academic Group
College of Beh and Social Scie
Academic Organization
Appl Psyc & Rehab Counseling
Campus
Coppin State University