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SWK3120 Mental Health: An Addictions Focus
Credit Points: 15

The unit explores mental health and drug and alcohol use in Australian society within a social determinants of health framework. The unit will cover the classification of psychiatric conditions and issues of competing explanatory models for mental illness and addiction. The unit will also cover the use of drugs as physiological, social and intra-personal phenomena.



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MABUSZHuman Services Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012