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2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog

PSY 115 - Substance Abuse and Society


A sociological and psychological understanding of the individual and groups in American society with respect to substance abuse and addiction. Emphasis is placed on current theories, attitudes, and definitions as well as the impact of substance abuse on professionals, minorities, children, and families. The role of the criminal justice system in substance abuse is also addressed with respect to prevention and intervention.

(Cr: 3)