Course Category: (TF) Understanding Addiction

The following course materials contain transdisciplinary foundation (TF) information about various models and theories of addiction, fundamental concepts of pharmacological properties and effects of addictive substances, and the impact of addiction on the user and others.

164 courses found.

Course ID Title Credits Format
102286 Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 1 Online
102239 The Male Box: A Journey Into the Minds of Boys and Men 6 Recorded Webinar
102100 Treatment Issues for Men (TIP 56, Chapter 3): Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men (TIP 56) 4 Online
102069 Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders (TIP 43, Chapter 12): Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs (TIP 43) 3 Online
102049 Treatment of Multiple Substance Use (TIP 43, Chapter 11): Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment (TIP 43) 2 Online
102044 Dual Disorders: Counseling Clients with Chemical Dependency and Mental Illness 14 Book
102026 Physical Detoxification Services for Withdrawal From Specific Substances (TIP 45, Chapter 4): Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment (TIP 45) 10 Online
102025 Understanding the 'Spice' Phenomenon: Thematic Papers 1 Online
102010 Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy 18 Book
101955 Who Needs Treatment: An Overview of Addiction and Its Treatment (TAP Series 11) Chapter 1: Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Opportunities for Coordination 1 Online
101953 Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General: Chapter 1: Introduction, Summary, and Conclusions 1 Online
101936 Clinical Pharmacotherapy (TIP 43, Chapter 5): Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Treatment Programs (TIP 43) 2 Online
101876 Alcohol (TIP 26, Chapter 2): Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (TIP 26) 1 Online
101874 Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Prescription Drugs and Over-the-Counter Medications (TIP 26, Chapter 3): Substance Abuse Among Older Adults (TIP 26) 1 Online
101872 Managing Addiction Risk in Patients Treated With Opioids (TIP 54, Chapter 4): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders 2 Online
101849 Parent Education Sessions and Discussion Procedures (Section II): Family Support Network for Adolescent Cannabis Users - Cannabis Youth Treatment Series (CYT) Volume 3 5 Online
101818 Behavioral Symptoms of Eating Disorders in Native Americans: Volume 44, Issue 6 1 Online
101817 Adolescent-Adult Discrepancies on the Eating Disorder Examination: A Function of Developmental Stage or Severity of Illness?: Volume 44, Issue 6 1 Online
101816 Comparison of DSM-IV vs. Proposed DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Eating Disorders: Reduction of EDNOS and Validity: Volume 44, Issue 6 1 Online
101809 Serotonin levels moderate the relation between changes in depressive symptoms and bulimia 1 Online
101807 Diet and Physical Activity in Women Recovered from Anorexia Nervosa A Pilot Study: Volume 44, Issue 4 1 Online
101790 Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice: From Quick Guide for Counselors Based on TIP 49 2 Online
101776 Youth and College Drinking: Breaking the Patterns 1 Recorded Webinar
101774 Protracted Withdrawal: From Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory, News for the Treatment Field 1 Online
101738 Opiate Addiction: Understanding Replacement Therapy (Chapters 1 - 2); and South Boston Drug Court (Chapters 1 - 3): From the HBO Video Series "Addiction" 1 Online
101732 Physiological Effects of Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco on Women (TIP 51, Chapter 3): From Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women (TIP 51) 2 Online
101722 Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix 2 Online
101678 An Epidemiologic Analysis of Co-Occurring Alcohol and Other Drug Use and Disorders: Findings From the National Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC) 1 Online
101677 The Genetics of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence 1 Online
101676 Adolescents at Risk for Substance Use Disorders: Role of Psychological Dysregulation, Endophenotypes, and Environmental Influences 1 Online
101675 Shared Mechanisms of Alcohol and Other Drugs 1 Online
101674 Alcoholic Lung Disease 1 Online
101663 Heroin Treatment Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Study Finds Withdrawal No Easier With Ultrarapid Opiate Detox; Article 2: Network Therapy Enhances Office-Based Buprenorphine Treatment Outcomes; Article 3: Institute of Medicine Report Recommends NIDA Reseach Agenda for New Addiction Therapies 1 Online
101659 Alcohol Dependence, Withdrawal, and Relapse 1 Online
101658 The Influence of Stress on the Transition From Drug Use to Addiction 2 Online
101656 Nicotine Addiction: Collection V (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Damage to Brain Area May Immediately Halt Cigarette Addiction; Article 2: Prenatal Nicotine Exposure May Damage Receptors That Influence Auditory Processing; and Article 3: Imaging Studies Elucidate Neurobiology of Cigarette Craving 1 Online
101655 Neurobiology of Alcohol Dependence: Focus on Motivational Mechanisms 1 Online
101654 How Human and Animal Studies Strengthen Our Understanding of Alcoholism: Translational Studies in Alcoholism 1 Online
101652 Marijuana Research: Collection I (NIDA Notes): Article 1: MTF Survey Finds Overall Decline in Teen Substance Abuse; Article 2: Marijuana Smoking Is Associated With a Spectrum of Respiratory Disorders 1 Online
101650 Marijuana Research: Collection III (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Teen Drug Abuse Continues Its Three-Year Decline; Article 2: Marijuana Abuse: Age of Initiation, Pleasure of Response Foreshadow Young Adult Outcomes 1 Online
101649 Heroin Treatment Research: Collection I (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Depot Naltrexone Appears Safe and Effective for Heroin Addiction; Article 2: Interim Methadone Raises Odds of Enrolling in Comprehensive Treatment; Article 3: Buprenorphine Plus Behavioral Therapy Is Effective for Adolescents With Opioid Addiction 1 Online
101648 Marijuana Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Twin Study Links Marijuana Abuse, Suicide, and Depression; Article 2: NIDA Intensifies Focus on Marijuana Abuse; Article 3: Marijuana-Related Disorders, But Not Prevalence of Use, Rise Over Past Decade 1 Online
101646 Studying College Alcohol Use: Widening the Lens, Sharpening the Focus: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 1 Online
101645 Epidemiology of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among American College Students: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 2 Online
101644 A Developmental Perspective on Alcohol Use and Heavy Drinking During Adolescence and the Transition to Young Adulthood: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 2 Online
101643 College Factors That Influence Drinking: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 1 Online
101642 The Adolescent Brain and the College Drinker: Biological Basis of Propensity to Use and Misuse Alcohol: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 1 Online
101641 Alcohol Use and Risky Sexual Behavior Among College Students and Youth: Evaluating the Evidence: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 2 Online
101640 Alcohol-Related Aggression During the College Years: Theories, Risk Factors, and Policy Implications: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 1 Online
101639 Alcohol-Related Sexual Assault: A Common Problem Among College Students: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 1 Online
101635 Nicotine Addiction: Collection IV (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Site on Brain Cells Appears Crucial to Nicotine Addiction; Article 2: NIDA Research Illuminates Associations Between Psychiatric Disorders and Smoking; Article 3: Nicotine Withdrawal Linked to Disrupted Glutamate Signaling; Article 4: Smoking Exposure In Utero Increases Risk of Later Addiction 1 Online
101634 Nicotine Addiction: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Vaccine May Reduce Fetal Exposure to Nicotine; Article 2: Genes and Smoking; Article 3: Nicotine Alters the Developing Rat Brain 1 Online
101632 Cocaine Research Update: Collection X (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Genetic Engineering Reveals Proteins' Key Role in Sensitivity to Cocaine; Article 2: Reseachers Investigate Cocaine "Abstinence Syndrome;" Article 3: Sigma Antagonists: Potential Cocaine Medications With Novel Activity 1 Online
101625 Understanding Individual Variation in College Drinking: Student Factors: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 2 Online
101620 How Adaptation of the Brain to Alcohol Leads to Dependence: A Pharmacological Perspective 3 Online
101619 Cocaine Research Update: Collection I (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Cocaine Locks Rats Into Unrewarding Behaviors; Article 2: Gene Experiment Confirms a Suspected Cocaine Action 1 Online
101618 Cocaine Research Update: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Low Dopamine Receptor Availability May Promote Cocaine Addiction; Article 2: Mice With Genetic Alteration Eschew Cocaine 1 Online
101617 Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Living Brain: Evidence for Brain Degeneration Among Alcoholics and Recovery With Abstinence 2 Online
101616 Cocaine Research Update: Collection III (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Aripiprazole Prevents Rats From Resuming Cocaine Seeking; Article 2: Methadone Reduces Rats' Cocaine Seeking; Article 3: Neuropeptide Promotes Drug-Seeking and Craving in Rats 1 Online
101615 Cocaine Research Update: Collection IV (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Fewer Young Adults Abuse Cocaine and Methamphetamine, National Survey Finds; Article 2: Long-Term Cocaine Self-Administration Depresses Brain Activity; Article 3: Chronic Cocaine Abusers Have Occult Insomnia in Early Abstinence 1 Online
101613 Methamphetamine Research: Collection I (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Low-Cost Incentives Improve Outcomes in Stimulant Abuse Treatment; Article 2: Methamphetamine Evokes and Subverts Brain Protective Responses 1 Online
101612 Cocaine Research Update: Collection VII (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Brain Mechanism Turns off Cocaine-Related Memory in Rats; Article 2: A Single Cocaine "Binge" Can Establish Long-Term Cue-Induced Drug-Seeking in Rats; and Article 3: Cocaine Abuse and HIV Are Linked With Coronary Calcification 1 Online
101611 Cocaine Research Update: Collection VIII (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Cocaine Abusers' Pretreatment Cue Responses Predict Recovery Success; Article 2: Cocaine-Related Enviornment Cues Elicit Physiological Stress Responses; Article 3: Men and Women May Process Cocaine Cues Differently 1 Online
101610 Cocaine Research Update: Collection VI (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Serotonin System May Have Potential as a Target for Cocaine Medications; Article 2: Behavioral Response to Novelty Foreshadows Neurological Response to Cocaine; Article 3: Cocaine Craving Activates Brain Reward Structures; Cocaine "High" Dampens Them 1 Online
101607 Alcohol-Related Neurodegeneration and Recovery: Mechanisms From Animal Models 1 Online
101605 Methamphetamine Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Brain Activity Pattens Signal Risk of Relapse to Methamphetamine; Article 2: Community-Based Treatment Benefits Methamphetamine Abusers; Article 3: Mood disorders in Methamphetamine Abusers Linked to Changes in Brain Metabolism 1 Online
101604 College Student Drinking and Specficity of Normative Reference Groups 1 Online
101592 The Role of Selected Factors in the Development and Consequences of Alcohol Dependence 1 Online
101591 Cocaine Research Update: Collection V (NIDA Notes): Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission 1 Online
101586 Nicotine Addiction: Collection I (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Behavioral Problems Related to Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Manifest Early in Childhood; Article 2: Endorphin Derivative Inhibits Reward From Morphine and Nicotine in Rats; Article 3: Standard Treatments Help Depressed Smokers Quit 1 Online
101585 Nicotine Addiction: Collection III (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Sensory Aspects May Drive Addiction in Obese Smokers; Article 2: Bupropion Helps People With Schizophrenia Quit Smoking; Article 3: Genetic Predisposition and Depression Both Influence Teen Smoking 1 Online
101561 A Moral Vision of Addiction: How People's Values Determine Whether They Become and Remain Addicts 3 Online
101560 Promoting Positive Drinking: Alcohol, Necessary Evil or Positive Good? 1 Online
101558 Drug Abuse Among Hispanics: A Brief Evidence-Based Guide for Providers 1 Online
101554 Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in Youth 1 Online
101553 The Utility of Outcome Expectancies in the Prediction of Adolescent Gambling Behaviour 2 Online
101552 My Genes Made Me Do It 2 Online
101546 Definitions and Terms Relating to Co-Occurring Disorders (Overview Paper 1) 1 Online
101543 How Working in a Gaming Venue Can Lead to Problem Gambling: The Experiences of Six Gaming Venue Staff 2 Online
101542 An Exploratory Investigation Into the Erroneous Cognitions of Pathological and Social Fruit Machine Gamblers 2 Online
101533 Adolescent Development and Alcohol Use 1 Recorded Webinar
101510 Addiction: Why Can't They Just Stop?: New Knowledge. New Treatments. New Hope. 9 Book
101509 Healing the Child Within: Discovery and Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families 6 Book
101494 Cruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men 8 Book
101470 What Happened? Alcohol, Memory Blackouts, and the Brain 1 Online
101469 Drug Abuse Among Hispanics: A Brief Evidence-Based Guide for Providers 1 Online
101464 The Role of Medication in the Treatment of Pathological Gambling: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice 3 Online
101463 Blackjack Playing Strategies and Beliefs: A View From the Field 3 Online
101462 Adolescents With Gambling Problems: A Synopsis of Our Current Knowledge 2 Online
101458 Prevention of Gambling Among Youth: Increasing Knowledge and Modifying Attitudes Toward Gambling 1 Online
101447 Quitting Again: Motivations and Strategies for Terminating Gambling Relapses 2 Online
101445 Loneliness and Life Dissatisfaction in Gamblers 1 Online
101443 How Do We Know What We Know? Epistemic Tensions in Social and Cultural Research on Gambling 1980-2000 2 Online
101426 Staying in Action: The Pathological Gambler's Equivalent of the Dry Drunk 2 Online
101423 A Theoretical Exploration of Culture and Community Health: Implications for Prevention, Research, and Problem Gambling 2 Online
101399 Working With Child Abuse and Neglect Issues (TIP 36, Ch. 1): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Child Abuse and Neglect Issues (TIP 36) 2 Online
101392 Comorbidity of Alcoholism and Psychiatric Disorders: An Overview 1 Online
101361 Natural Course of Gambling Disorders: Forty-Month Follow-Up 1 Online
101346 Case of the Sleepless Slot Machine Supplicant: Bipolar Disorder and Pathological Gambling 1 Online
101343 "Double Trouble": The Lived Experience of Problem and Pathological Gambling in Later Life 2 Online
101342 Conceptual Challenges From Pathological Gambling 1 Online
101340 What Can Affective Neuroscience Teach Us About Gambling? 1 Online
101339 Gambling and Problem Gambling in a Sample of University Students 1 Online
101338 Gender Differences in Problem Gambling Behavior From Help-Line Callers 1 Online
101312 The Addictive Potential of Lottery Gambling 1 Online
101258 Pathological Gambling: A Clinical Guide to Treatment 15 Book
101252 Recovery in Gamblers Anonymous 2 Online
101246 Impacting Attitudes Towards Gambling: A Prison Gambling Awareness and Prevention Program 1 Online
101221 Alcoholism and Psychiatric Disorders: Diagnostic Challenges 1 Online
101216 Co-Occurring Alcohol Use Disorder and Schizophrenia: Alcohol Research and Health 1 Online
101215 Barriers and Solutions to Addressing Tobacco Dependence: Alcohol Research and Health 1 Online
101171 Social Anxiety Disorder and Alcohol Abuse 1 Online
101159 Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism 1 Online
101158 Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change: Selecting and Planning Intervention 11 Book
101154 Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction: Pharmacology of Buprenorphine, TIP #40 3 Online
101137 Practical Application of Treatment Strategies for Stimulant Use Disorders: Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders TIP #33 3 Online
101128 Approaches to Stimulant Abuse Treatment: Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders TIP #33 1 Online
101127 Strategies for Working With Clients With Co-Occurring Disorders (TIP 42, Ch. 5): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders 3 Online
101122 7 Tools to Beat Addiction: A New Path to Recovery From Addictions of Any Kind 10 Book
101121 Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 28): Basic Neurobiological and Preclinical Research 1 Online
101106 Treating Pornography Addiction: The Essential Tools for Recovery 5 Book
101105 How Stimulants Affect the Brain and Behavior: Tratment For Stimulant Use Disorders: TIP #33 2 Online
101102 Introduction to Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders: TIP #33 1 Online
101092 Pharmacology of Medications Used to Treat Opioid Addiction: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs 2 Online
101086 Drug Counseling for Cocaine Addiction: The Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study Model: Introduction, Treatment Philosophy, and Stabilization Procedure 1 Online
101078 Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs: History of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction 2 Online
101068 Alcohol and Aging: Alcohol Alert #40 1 Online
101058 Alcohol and Tobacco: Alcohol Alert #39 1 Online
101046 The Genetics of Alcoholism: Alcohol Alert #60 1 Online
101044 Craving Research: Implications for Treatment: Alcohol Alert #54 1 Online
101042 Young Adult Drinking: Alcohol Alert #68 1 Online
101039 Underage Drinking: Alcohol Alert #67 1 Online
101020 Matters of Substance: Drugs--and Why Everyone's a User 11 Book
101015 Anabolic Steroid Abuse: NIDA Research Report 2 Online
101013 The Heart of Addiction 8 Book
101011 MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse 2 Online
101010 Heroin Abuse and Addiction 2 Online
101007 No More Letting Go: The Spirituality of Taking Action Against Alcoholism and Drug Addiction 11 Book
101005 Cocaine Abuse and Addiction 2 Online
101002 Prescription Drugs: Abuse and Addiction 2 Online
100993 From Chocolate to Morphine: Everything You Need to Know About Mind-Altering Drugs 9 Book
100992 Methamphetamine: Abuse and Addiction 2 Online
100990 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Guidelines for Referral and Diagnosis 5 Online
100978 Stimulants: Drug Education Library 3 Book
100977 Peyote: The Drug Library 3 Book
100974 Antidepressants: A History of Drugs 6 Book
100973 Mind Over Matter: Brain's Response to Substances 3 Online
100972 Commonly Misused Substances 1 Online
100967 Inhalants: Drug Education Library 3 Book
100964 Designer Drugs: Drugs: the Straight Facts 2 Book
100963 Quaaludes: The Drug Library 3 Book
100957 Meth: The Home-Cooked Menace: How a Lethal Drug Is Devastating Our Communities and What's Being Done About It 5 Book
100948 When Painkillers Become Dangerous: What Everyone Needs to Know About OxyContin and Other Prescription Drugs 8 Book
100919 Drug Counseling for Cocaine Addiction: The Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study Model 7 Online
100918 Inhalant Abuse 2 Online
100624 Alcohol and Craving 5 Online
100623 Alcohol and Stress 5 Online
100594 Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders 8 Online
100272 Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs 2 Online
100257 Many Roads, One Journey: Moving Beyond the 12 Steps 12 Book
100118 Behavioral Mechanisms Underlying the Link Between Smoking and Drinking 2 Online
100117 Smoking and the Genetic Contribution to Alcohol Dependence Risk 1 Online
10043 Complications of Alcohol Withdrawal: Pathophysiological Insights 1 Online
7010 The Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior 4 Book

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