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PSY 183 Psychology of Addiction

Class: 3
Lab: 0
Clinical: 0
Credit: 3

This course covers historical and theoretical perspectives on addictive behavior and the genetic, familial, and sociocultural influences on addiction. Topics include addictions to eating, gambling, alcohol, drugs, relationships, work, and sex. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the theories of addiction and the factors underlying addictive behaviors.