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PSYC 28DG provides an overview to the theories and concepts in the addictions and mental health fields, with an emphasis on the former area. It will cover preparatory information for more advanced courses offered in the program. Its principle focus will be theories and treatment approaches to drug and alcohol abuse and other addictive disorders. The interrelationship of substance abuse to major mental illness and general mental and physical health will be covered, as will health promotion and addiction prevention.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC18DG + PSYC13DG