Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy 5th edition

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About the Course:

"Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy 5th edition"

The book upon which this course is based provides information about the drugs people use and the ways people get high. The authors present a realistic informative handbook without bias or exaggeration. The physiological and behavioral effects of drug abuse are sure to increase understanding of the common reactions many people experience who use drugs. Basic principles and legalities related to drug issues are also presented in this course.

Publication Date:

2019 / 5th Edition

Course Material Authors

Cynthia Kuhn, PhD.

Dr. Kuhn is a Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke School of Medicine. She is currently studying (1) the biology of sex differences in addictive drug action, (2) role of maturing dopamine systems in the onset of drug taking during adolescence, (3) the neurobiology of adolescent insensitivity to threat and its role in drug use.

Scott Swartswelder, PhD.

SCOTT SWARTZWELDER is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University and a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical Center. He is also a senior research career scientist with the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Wilkie Wilson, PhD.

WILKIE WILSON is a professor of prevention science at the Duke University Social Science Research Institute and the Center for Child and Family Policy.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman is a Licensed Mental Health counselor who has been working in the field for 13 years. In that time she has worked as a counselor and provided supervision to interns. Sandi has worked with clients struggling with eating disorders, domestic violence and mood disorders as well as those dealing with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals,health educators, counselors,and social workers who seek knowledge about different classes of drugs and their physical and psychological effects . It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify classes of drugs.

  2. Describe the different physical and psychological effects of different classes of drugs.

  3. Explain the principles of drug addition.

  4. Explain the basic laws and principles that are applicable with drug use.

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