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Cocaine, Hallucinogens, and Dissociative Drugs

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About the Course:

This course discusses cocaine, hallucinogens and dissociative drugs. It includes: what is cocaine, the scope of cocaine use in the US, how cocaine is used, how cocaine produces its effects, some ways cocaine changes the brain, the short-term and long-erm effects of cocaine, why cocaine users are at risk of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis, the effects of maternal cocaine use, how cocaine addiction is treated, how cutting edge science is helping us to better understand addiction, what hallucinogens and dissociative drugs are, classic hallucinogens, common hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, dissociative drugs, how widespread hallucinogen and dissociative drug use is, why people take hallucinogenic and dissociative drugs, how hallucinogens affect the brain and body, how hallucinogens work, common effects hallucinogens and dissociative have on the brain and body, and short-term and long-term effects of dissociative drugs.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Cocaine, Hallucinogens, and Dissociative Drugs created by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and NIDA in 2015.

Publication Date:

May 2016 and February 2015

Course Material Authors

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA

Course Creator

Jane Doe

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Recognize some ways cocaine changes the brain and associated risks of mixing it with other drugs.

  2. Identify the effective treatment and promising research for cocaine misuse.

  3. Summarize the long term effects of hallucinogens and dissociative drugs.

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Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs

References begin on page 8.

References for Cocaine article

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Course Number 102713
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  • Reading-Based Online
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