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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PUBH 340 - Drugs in Society (3 credits)

(Prereq: PUBH 121 ) In this course, drug policies and laws as well as contemporary advocacy efforts impacting drug use, abuse, prevention, treatment and interdiction are examined from a public health perspective. Motivational factors that influence the use of licit and illicit drugs are explored and the psychological, socio-cultural and pharmacological/biochemical risk factors for abuse or dependence are identified. Systems providing effective drug education, prevention, treatment and interdiction are also evaluated. F, S.