DRUG USE AND ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOUR

PHE3DUB

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to public health perspectives on alcohol and drugs. It provides an introduction to harm minimisation and health promotion approaches currently in practice. Popular myths about drugs and drug taking will be addressed.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PHE3DUA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolments

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDrug use in Australia: preventing harmRecommendedHamilton, M, King, T & Ritter, A (eds) 2004OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify, describe and explain public health perspectives on alcohol and drugs - e.g., harm minimisation and health promotion

Activities:
Lectures, workshops, assessment tasks.

02. Review the current theoretical and empirical literature with respect to the harm minimisation of a particular drug or drugs.

Activities:
Lectures, workshops, assessment tasks.

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