Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102502
About the Course:
This article explores free will in addiction, positing that it reflects likelihood of choices, not lack of capability to act. It enumerates the factors that place people at susceptibility for substance abuse, including their genetic make-up, brain chemistry, family background, personality and other psychological variables, and environmental and sociocultural variables. Cognitive bias, negative consequences, current concerns, incentive value, motivation, attentional bias, and goal directed theories are discussed.
This course is based on the article, Free will in addictive behaviors-A matter of definition created by W. Miles Cox, PhD, et al. in 2017.
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the variables and predict and govern addiction.
- Recognize the biological processes involved.
- Extrapolate that addiction-related goals can be changed, or at least suppressed and superseded by other goals.
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