Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://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
This course is based on Chapter 2 of Facing Addiction in America created by US Dept of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General and SAMHSA in 2016.
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Clinicians, Physicians, Researchers, Administrators, Program Directors, Policy Makers. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the bioloical component and risk factors of addiction.
- Distinguish the biological cycle of addiction.
- Extrapolate the biolocial processes and forms of disruption to those processes.
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