2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DAAC 1304 - Pharmacology of Addiction

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
Emphasizes pharmacological effects of addiction, tolerance, dependence, cross addiction, drug interaction, withdrawal, and recovery. Describes the psychological and physiological effects of substance use and behaviors.
Prerequisite: None
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Differentiate and explain the stages of drug use and addiction. 2 - Identify the components of the central nervous system and explain their general functions in relation to drug use. 3 - Explain the physiological and psychological effects of drugs or addictive behavior on the major systems of the body. 4 - Identify classes and schedules of psychoactive drugs. 5 - Define terms common to drug use, misuse, abuse and dependence.