Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLHLTH 212 - Bio-behavioural Aspects of Drug Use

15 Points

Semester 2


An introduction to the ways drugs exert their effects on the body, why drug dependence (addiction) occurs and what factors may predispose individuals to the development of drug dependence, including the aetiology of drug dependence and ways in which the study of bio-behavioural aspects of drug use has influenced public health interventions to reduce drug dependence.

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