Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Nature of Addictive Disorders
H418 | 6759 | Deanna Hillery


(3 cr.)
Theories of addiction including the behavioral/psychological,
biological/ physiological, genetic, medical/disease,
multidimensional, social, cultural, and other current models.
Examines addictions found in youth and adults including alcohol,
tobacco, and other drugs and behaviors such as eating disorders,
gambling, and workaholism. Use of the Health Belief Model;
development of a personal philosophy of addictive behaviors for
application in prevention programming.