Behavioral Mechanisms Underlying the Link Between Smoking and Drinking
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100118
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About the Course:
This article reviews the mechanisms that may underlie alcohol and tobacco dependence. Both drugs have been suggested to have anxiety-reducing and antidepressant effects that may influence use. Impulsivity and sensation seeking may also influence a person’s initial explorations with both substances.
to learn more about the actions of alcohol and nicotine on brain chemical systems
to become familiar with how the two drugs may interact
to understand how alcohol and tobacco use may be influenced by behavioral/personality factors
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