PSYC 0562 - Alcoholism: Causes, Effects and Treatment

Credits: 3

The objectives of this course are to explain and interpret the dynamics, research and most effective treatment modalities for alcoholism. Included are the physiological causes of alcoholism, common psychological denominators, defenses, the progression and the recovery-relapse of the alcoholic. The alcoholic family as a unit to be treated is considered also.

Prerequisites: PSYC 0101 Introduction to Psychology or permission of instructor.

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