Nov 28, 2021  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022
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ADS-3660A: Psychology of Addiction

This course examines the biological, psychological and social aspects associated with the phenomena of addiction and its clinical treatment. Traditional treatment approaches will be contrasted and compared to approaches derived from a strengths perspective, both in the U.S. and abroad. Course work will include an overview of the Limbic System Theory of Addiction as well as other pertinent areas of cognitive functioning and neurobiology. This course is one of several developed to provide the practical knowledge required for credentialing (Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor) examinations.
Min. Credits: 3.0 Max Credits: 4.0
Credit Basis: Quarter credit
Location(s): Antioch Univ Los Angeles
Method(s): Classroom
Faculty Consent Required: N
Program Approval Required: N
Course Type Liberal Arts, Science & Social Science

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