Substance Abuse
1 Credit Hours
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 body and alcohol and drug tolerance will be addressed. The course also includes the etiological, behavioral, cultural and demographic aspects and relief systems about alcohol/drug use along with the process of misuse and addiction including signs, symptoms and behavior patterns.