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ADS1151 Addiction Studies: Fundamental Concepts
Credit Points: 15
This unit provides an introduction to the area of alcohol and other psychoactive drug use, drug-related harm, and the most effective ways to reduce such harm. This unit focuses on public health and social-psychological perspectives of these issues.

Concepts and skills relating to academic integrity, citation of references and English language written communication are also addressed in this unit.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MIAADTAddiction Studies Minor
MAAAHUAddiction Studies Major
DMAAAHAddiction Studies and Youth Work Double Major
C25Associate Degree in Criminology and Justice
K12Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Addiction Studies)
G81Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
K97Bachelor of Health Science
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014