Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PSY                                     Course Number: 266                                    
Course Title: The Psychology of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Subject: Psychology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will explore the nature of alcoholism from the perspectives of clinical and social psychology. Topics will include patterns of alcohol use and abuse, the psychodynamics of alcoholism, and basic principles of treatment and rehabilitation. The course will also consider related problems faced by family and friends of the drinking person.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and PSY 101.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: