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SOCW 7377: Drugs and Society (University of Houston). Instructor:

Professor Dr. Susan Robbins. This course examines current bio-psychosocial problems of alcohol and drug use, abuse, and addiction with focus on historical antecedents pharmacological action, and factors associated with alcohol and drug taking behavior. Implications for policy and social work practice are emphasized.

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Why People Use Drugs: Motivations for Drug Use Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Pharmacology and Drugs of Abuse Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – History of Drug and Alcohol Control Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Drugs: Who, What, Why and How Much Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Cultural Factors in Drug Use: The Case of U.S. Hispanics Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Drug Use, Misuse, Abuse and Addiction Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Appropriate Medical Use of Drugs vs. Abuse Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Drug Use & HIV/AIDS/STIs Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Legal and Judicial Perspectives on Illegal Drugs Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Adolescent Drug Use and Abuse Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Drug policy Reform: National and International Perspectives Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Current Policy & Treatment Issues Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Prevention and Treatment Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Prenatal and Neonatal Effects/Treatment with Women Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Extra Lecture: Sergeant Frank Miller, Part I Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Extra Lecture: Sergeant Frank Miller, Part II Unlimited

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