Alcohol and Stress

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.

Publication Date:

Volume 23, no. 4, 1999

Course Material Author

Alcohol Research and Health

Recommended For:

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.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the stress-response dampening effect of alcohol and the individual and situational factors that influence it.

  2. Be familiar with the three-way interaction among alcohol consumption, stress hormones production, and the aging process.

  3. Understand how experiencing a traumatic event may influence alcohol consumption.

  4. Identify the effects of stress on alcohol use.

  5. Recognize the important role of key neurochemicals in the alcohol-stress relationship.

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NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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Our Provider Number: 107243

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Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Article: Does Drinking Reduce Stress?

This public domain article is reproduced from the NIAAA website.

Article: The Role of Uncontrollable Trauma in the Development of PTSD and Alcohol Addiction

This public domain article is reproduced from the NIAAA website.

Article: The Role of Stress in Alcohol Use, Alcoholism, Treatment, and Relapse

This public domain article is reproduced from the NIAAA website.

Article: Work Stress and Alcohol Use

This public domain article is reproduced from the NIAAA website.

Course Article

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Course Number 100623
5 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $34.85
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1040 members have taken this course