The Addicted Brain

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Syllabus Week 1 The Background and Overview of Drug Use Introduction Types of Drugs and Addictions Review & Quiz Quiz: The Background and Overview of Drug Use Week 2 Drugs & How the Brain Works Drugs in the Body Neurotransmission Review & Quiz Quiz: Drugs & How the Brain Works Week 3 Classes of Drugs, Part 1 Alcohol, Nicotine, & Marijuana Hallucinogens, Opiates, & Sedatives Review & Quiz Quiz: Classes of Drugs, Part 1 Week 4 Classes of Drugs, Part 2 & Animal Models Inhalants, Caffeine, & Other Substances Animal Models Review & Quiz Quiz: Classes of Drugs, Part 2 & Animal Models Week 5 Neurotransmission & Brain Imaging Dopamine How Drugs Change the Brain Review & Quiz Quiz: Neurotransmission & Brain Imaging Week 6 Vulnerability: Drug Use, Abuse, & Prevention Who Will Become an Addict? Risk Factors, Protective Factors, & Prevention Review & Quiz Quiz: Vulnerability: Drug Use, Abuse, & Prevention Week 7 Treatment, Policy, & Decriminalization Treatment Drug Policy, Legalization, & Decriminalization Course Summary Review & Quiz Quiz: Treatment, Policy, & Decriminalization



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