PSY 192 The Psychology of Addictive Behavior
This course will introduce the full range of human addictions. Students will have an in-depth look at chemical (drugs and alcohol), as well as social addictions such as work, sex, relationships, eating and gambling. A conceptualization of the addictive process across substances, activities and relationships will be explored. Psychodynamic, biological, cognitive, sociocultural perspectives will be utilized. Etiology, treatment, prevention and recovery will be the focus of this exploration.
- Prerequisite: PSY 103
- Hours: 3
- Credits: 3