Drug Addiction: Mechanisms, Prevention, and Treatment

Course Number: 
CONJ 556
Course Type: 
Elective
Currently Offered: 
Yes
Credits: 
2
Quarter: 
Autumn
Weeks: 
1-5
Meeting Time: 
T 330-520
Location: 
UW
Instructor (non-MCB Faculty): 
CATALANO,RICHARD F

Presents the key advances, insights, methods, and challenges for our understanding of drug addiction from psychological, pharmacological, psychiatric, community prevention, legal, and neurodevelopmental perspectives. Enhances familiarity with the multidisciplinary approaches required to understand addiction as a disease.

Areas of Interest: 
Neuroscience