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School of Nursing
Nursing (NURS)
NURS
6243
Addiction and Change
Addiction and Change
Spring 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
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10

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Principles of addiction and change with a focus on correlating how changes in behavior lead to recovery in addictions. Models of addiction and change, the neurobiology of addiction, behavior change theories and models, and treating addictions through behavioral mechanisms.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Analyze theoretical underpinnings of addiction and change theories;
2. Identify the effects of psychoactive substances in humans;
3. Explore other types of addictions such as sex, smoking, food, gambling;
4. Describe behavior change approaches in the treatment of addictions;
5. Examine key elements in motivational counseling;
6. Compare and contrast recovery opportunities and barriers.
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