2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Apr 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HWP 365 - Addiction, Drugs, and Health

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Addresses fundamentals of the nature, scope, and complexity of addiction to alcohol, tobacco, medicines, and other chemicals. This course examines other addictive behaviors, current approaches to treatment, and prevention of addiction. It explores models of addiction, society’s attitudes, and services for persons and families. Basic pharmacology of commonly used drugs of abuse, medications for chronic conditions and illnesses, herbal preparations and drug interactions will also be discussed. See department chair.