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2003-2004 Human Services Graduate Catalog 
2003-2004 Human Services Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MCCP 637 - Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services I: History & Concepts of the Field

This course introduces students to a conceptual framework for understanding substance abuse and addiction. It examines the history of alcohol and drug problems in the United States, various etiological theories and models of addiction, the role of culture in substance use and abuse, high-risk groups, the physiology and pharmacology of different types of substances and the effects of substance abuse on families.

Credits: 2