Addiction and Human Behaviour (CNSK 1415)
This survey course provides students with an overview of addictive substances and behaviours and the physiological and psychological effects on the body and mind. Students will review the functioning of the healthy brain and be introduced to the functioning of the brain damaged by addictive behaviour and trauma, how genetics and the environment contribute to the development of addictive behaviours, specific psychoactive drugs and concurrent disorders. Prerequisite: Foundations of Counselling CNSK 1402.
Please note that a textbook may be required for this course. Please check the bookstore website at https://downtown.store.vcc.ca/ for textbook information and hours of operation.
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