Alcohol and Stress
Total CE Credit Hours: 5
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100623
About the Course:
This course involves five attached articles that are devoted to the important interplay of alcohol and stress as related to: parenting, work, addiction, and stress reduction.
Volume 23, no. 4, 1999
Alcohol Research and Health
This course is recommended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about alcohol and stress. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.
Understand the stress-response dampening effect of alcohol and the individual and situational factors that influence it.
Be familiar with the three-way interaction among alcohol consumption, stress hormones production, and the aging process.
Understand how experiencing a traumatic event may influence alcohol consumption.
Identify the effects of stress on alcohol use.
Recognize the important role of key neurochemicals in the alcohol-stress relationship.
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