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DAR158 Biology of Addiction: Home

Introduction

This guide is designed for students preparing for or advancing in a career as an addiction counselor. This guide will show you how to search a database, write a citation, and provide you with resources related to the biology of addiction.  

Course Description

Studies how and why drug abuse impacts both the human body and society. Students are introduced to the process of neurotransmission and learn how each class of psychoactive substances alters neurotransmission and homeostasis. The course examines the consequences of short- and long-term substance use, abuse, and addiction on all major bodily systems and the fetus.

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