JUST S125 Introduction to Addictions
3 credits (3+0)
Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs will be studied along with addictive behaviors related to satisfying the pleasure center of the brain which are not substance-related such as compulsive shopping, problem gambling, and the various computer-related addictions. Survey of the theories of addictions including the disease model of addiction, behavioral addictions, addiction treatment, and more. Focus will center on those addictions specific to Alaska.