Oct 04, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
  
College Catalog 2022-2023
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HSV 208(B) - Substance Abuse


Credit(s): 3
MassTransfer Block Code: Social Sciences
This course introduces concepts relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of substance and tobacco use disorders, including but not limited to: the disease concept; the classifications of drugs; the routes of administration; the effect of substance abuse problems on the family system; substance and tobacco use issues related to populations such as adolescents, veterans, individuals at risk for suicide, women, the elderly, LGBTQ+-identifying individuals, and individuals with dual diagnosis. Attention will be given to differential rates of use, as well as differential access and barriers to treatment, amongst specific groups.  Same as SOC 208  

Prerequisite(s): HSV 120  or PSY 110  or SOC 110  


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