Substance Abuse: Current Concepts

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This is an introductory course for those interested in understanding the use and abuse of drugs in contemporary society. Professor Greg Blevins of Governor State University helps students achieve an in-depth understanding of the uses and abuses of drugs in contemporary society. He covers historical and contemporary patterns of drug use and abuse, legal and ethical issues, pharmacological aspects, and several approaches to the treatment and prevention of substance abuse. His course provides a balanced, factual account of the physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of drug abuse.

Producer:Governors State
Running Time:22 hours   (22 episodes)
Preview Episode:Overview of Drug Use and Abuse   (#101)