2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    Aug 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 6700 - Neurobiology, Psychopathology for Addiction Counseling

This course delves into the neurobiology of addiction exploring in depth what is known about the pathways of addiction that are the result of scientific research.  Understanding the neurobiology of addiction is central to the development of practice and policy necessary to effectively treat substance use disorders.  Students develop understanding of research into the brain as well as ways in which our cultural understanding of addiction can cause barriers to effective treatment strategies. (2 credits)