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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of New South Wales - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectPsychology
Number & Suffix: 14
Full UC Title: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION 
Transcript Title: PSYCH OF ADDICTION 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course examines transdisciplinary issues pertinent to the understanding and treatment of drug addiction. Topics include historic origins of drugs; manufacture, global distribution, and black market economics; epidemiology of population uptake; biomedical harms; neuropharmacological actions; effects on learning, motivation, cognition, and behaviour; psychiatric comorbidity; individual differences in vulnerability; brain mechanisms of reward and impaired cognitive control; treatment by behavioural interventions and pharmacotherapy; prevention by education; prohibition by criminal justice; and the role of scientific evidence in government policy. This course also provides a broad understanding of drug use and the systems in place to counteract it. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION 
Partner University Department: Psychology 
Partner University Course Number: PSYC1022