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Fall 2013
Oct 04,2022
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SWRK 332 - DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR
(Formerly PSYC 330) This course will review substances commonly abused and their effects on the body as well as perinatal development in the case of pregnant women. Pharmacology and physiology will be discussed as relevant to the role of a substance abuse counselor. Drugs and Behavior will expose students to nicotine dependence as well as pharmacological approaches to its treatment. Compulsive behaviors, such as compulsive gambling will be reviewed. Furthermore, family education in the realm of biochemical and sociocultural influences will be addressed. The importance of thorough biopsychosocial asessment, community and professional education, and consultation will be emphasized.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Work Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR SWRK 332

General Requirements:
Course or Test: SWRK 251
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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