Course Information

Psycho. in the Treat. of Addic. (PSYC 245)

Term: 2020-21 Academic Year Fall Semester


This course provides a foundational understanding of the biological and psychological components of substance use disorders, addiction and treatment, and application to the client with co-occurring disorders. Students gain foundational knowledge in the principles of pharmacology, anatomy, and physiology as they apply to the major classes of medications. The course also focuses on current drugs used in the treatment of addiction and substance use disorders.