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401.M Etiology and Epidemiology of Addiction

Why are some people addicted to substances and others are not? What exactly is addiction, anyway,
and just how bad is this problem in the United States? This course will examine the various definitions of addiction and the differing approaches to recovery. In addition, discussion will focus on the incidence of addiction in the United States with specific attention to the factors influencing the frequency and distribution of addiction.
•Explore the various definitions and understandings of addiction;
•Be able to identify the different recovery approaches that have evolved from these etiological differences; and
•Increase awareness of the growing problem of addiction in the United States.

Starts: Jun. 4, 2018 12:00 am
Ends: Jun. 4, 2018 12:00 am
Registration Deadline
June 4, 2018
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