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Spring 2023
Jul 18,2024
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HE 152 - Drugs, Society and Behavior
Associated Term: Spring 2023
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Evaluate the process of the social construction of drug use as a social problem
2. Communicate the biological, psychological, and sociological theories that seek to explain drug using behavior; including an analysis of their basic assumptions, limitations, and implications for social policy
3. Describe trends, patterns, and types of drug use in society
4. Compare and contrast various drugs, both legal and illegal, used in American society, as well as the social reality that surrounds their use
5. Analyze the various social responses (policies, enforcement, treatment) to drug use, its behavior, and cultural and social structural factors
6. Communicate the potential disease risks and outcomes of drug use and addiction
7. Describe the interacting dimensions of environmental, physical, mental, emotional, social, intellectual and occupational health
8. Utilize independent critical thinking skills when analyzing evidence and non-evidence based health information
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