Introduction to Types of Addiction

Duration: 2 hours

There are many different substances which people can become dependent upon. Anyone who develops a use disorder to a substance will use that substance in excess. There are also behaviours which induce similar highs to substances and which can also become addictive. In this course, you will learn about types of substances which people become dependent (cannabis, heroin, cocaine, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, etc), theories as to why people take substances, and other behavioural addictions such as gambling, alcohol, and shopping.


Please note: Course notes are provided in PDF format for your convenience and can be downloaded to print or view on your device.

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