PSY 287 Introduction to Addiction Studies

This course is designed to help students gain an understanding of addiction from a psychological, sociological, biological and spiritual perspective with a strong focus on diversity in addicted populations. The concept if addiction as a disease will be examined. Consequences of addiction as they related to the individual regarding intervention, treatment, education, and relapse prevention are introduced. This course requires that the student attend at least 3 AA/NA meetings outside of the classroom hours. Prerequisite(s): PSY 101 and PSY 281. Three lecture hours per week.  3 credits Fall, Spring
3 credits
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