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This article reviews the current state of the field in understanding the behavioral and neural circuitry in the context of co-use with common pairings of alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, and other...  Read More

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This course provides a comprehensive examination of alcohol consumption patterns and their impact on public health in the U.S. Through a structured review of existing literature, the article explores various...  Read More

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Brain Interrupted 1.5 credits

Early Life Traumatic Brain Injury and Addiction Vulnerability

This is a research intensive course. Recent reports provide evidence for increased risk of substance use disorders (SUD) among patients with a history of early-life traumatic brain injury (TBI). Preclinical...  Read More

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This course reviews attachment-oriented research on individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs), exploring the connection between insecure attachment and SUD development. Some potential implications for treatment are discussed as well...  Read More

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This course is based on the book Brief Interventions for Adolescent Alcohol and Substance Abuse. This course is Part 1 of a 4-part course and covers the Introduction through Chapter...  Read More

Material Cost $55

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This article explores the relationship between social stress sensitivity and alcohol initiation among young female adolescents. It employs discrete-time survival analysis (DTSA) to investigate whether real-time social stress responses, induced...  Read More

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What Is the Evidence for "Food Addiction"? 1.25 credits

A systematic review

This article is a systematic meta-analysis of quantitatively research comparing food addiction to substance use. The authors evaluated empirical studies examining the controversial construct of food addiction in humans and...  Read More

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In this course we will explore the Model of EMDR, its potential usefulness within your practice, and the model as an adjunct therapy. EMDR is a well-researched and evidence-based modality,...  Read More

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Brain regions responsible for evaluating potential consequences and in self-regulation are still developing during adolescence. High risk drinking patterns may be neurotoxic and negatively impact developmental trajectory of these adolescents....  Read More

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This course provides an overview of the current understanding of CUD, including its prevalence, symptoms, risk factors, and available treatments. The article also discusses the importance of comprehensive care plans...  Read More

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The Shame Spiral of Addiction 1 credit

Negative Self- Conscious Emotion and Substance Use

This is a research intensive course. The goal of this study is to investigate the bidirectional associations of negative self-conscious emotions and substance use, such as stimulants, alcohol, other substances,...  Read More

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The prevalence rates of substance use (SU) among individuals with mild to borderline intellectual disability (MBID) range from nearly non-existent to highly prevalent. This could be due to changes in...  Read More

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a treatment originally created to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). In recent years it has been increasingly used to treat many other disorders because of...  Read More

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This study is intended to recognize factors that could influence how and why people with intellectual disabilities may engage and understand gambling harms. The primary focus of this research is...  Read More

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The co-occurrence of childhood trauma and substance abuse problems in general populations has been explored in past research. The authors of this study designed a qualitative research study of men...  Read More

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This course examines the risk of alcohol problems and consequences among Hispanic and African American men. It discusses, disparities, socioeconomic status, and discrimination as they pertain to alcohol use. It...  Read More

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This course discusses whether addiction is a disease. The author proposes the disease model of addiction is flawed. Instead he proposes a brain development model shaped through learning, neuroplasticity, self-organization...  Read More

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This book provides groundbreaking answers to the most important questions about addiction. Dr. Judson Brewer reveals how we can tap into the very processes that encourage addictive behaviors in order...  Read More

Material Cost $13

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This course examines how the opioid crisis is impacting the Hispanic/Latino population. It includes: contextual issues related to opioid misuse and OUD in Hispanic/Latino communities, highlights of the national data,...  Read More

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This course examines the opioid epidemic and the measures that have been taken to decrease OUD. It includes: the charge of the current study, the study approach, definitions and terminology,...  Read More

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