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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CDEP 105 Pharmacology and Physiology of Addiction

This course is designed for students interested in chemical dependency counseling. The chemical and physical processes related to abuse and addiction are explored in depth. It also focuses on the medical problems of recovering addicts. The course will survey the anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, neurotransmitter theory, and explore the mechanism of major drugs of abuse. Psychotropic drugs are covered as they relate to mentally ill chemical abusers.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3