Facing Addiction in America: Chapter 2 - The Neurobiology of Substance Use, Misuse, and Addiction
Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102382
About the Course:
This chapter describes the neurobiological framework underlying substance abuse and why clients transition from using or misusing to a substance use disorder. It also explains how these substances produce changes in brain structure and function that promote and sustain addiction, contributing to relapse
Clinicians, Physicians, Researchers, Administrators, Program Directors, Policy Makers. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Acknowledge the bioloical component and risk factors of addiction.
Distinguish the biological cycle of additction.
Extrapolate the biolocial processes and forms of disruption to those processes.
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