May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Course Catalog
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HMSV 1160 - Medical and Social Aspects of Addictions


4.5 Credits
Offered: ONLINE

This course includes the study of the physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of alcohol/drug use, abuse, and dependence. The classifications and basic pharmacology of drugs, basic physiology, and the effects of drug use on the systems of the human body and alcohol and drug tolerance along with the withdrawal symptoms per psychoactive drug dependency will be discussed.

Prerequisites: (1) LMHP or PLMHP; or ENGL 1010  must be completed prior to taking this course.
Pre/Corequisite: (1) PSYC 1010  (waived for those with LMHP or PLMHP)
Lec: 4.5 Lab: 0 Cr: 4.5



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