Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102999
About the Course:
This course address numerous theories and models in an attempt to create a unified theory of addiction based on concurrent drug choice tasks and relative value using economic Decision Theory. It examines: compulsion theory, habit theory, negative reinforcement theory, dual process theory, relative value theory, cue reactivity theory of dependence, human concurrent choice tasks, dependency severity, mindfulness, motivation approaches, contingency management, and the impact of negative mood on addiction.
References begin on page 19.
This course is based on the article, Relative expected value of drugs versus competing rewards underpins vulnerability to and recovery from addiction created by Lee Hogarth and Matt Field, D. Phil. in 2020.
2020 Sep 2020
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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the need for a working and unifying theory that explains the addiction process, addiction severity, and the fact that many people recover from addiction without treatment.
Identify various theories and study outcomes.
Summarize the role of negative affect in addiction, and the various approaches which can be used for treatment,
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