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Behavioral Mechanisms Underlying the Link Between Smoking and Drinking

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This article reviews the mechanisms that may underlie alcohol and tobacco dependence. Both drugs have been suggested to have anxiety-reducing and antidepressant effects that may influence use. Impulsivity and sensation seeking may also influence a person’s initial explorations with both substances.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Behavioral Mechanisms Underlying the Link Between Smoking and Drinking created by Hilary J. Little, Ph.D. in 0.

Course Material Author

Hilary J. Little, Ph.D.

Hilary J. Little, Ph.D., is a professor of psychopharmacology and heads the Drug Dependence Unit, Psychology Department, Durham University, Durham, U.K.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to learn more about the actions of alcohol and nicotine on brain chemical systems

  2. to become familiar with how the two drugs may interact

  3. to understand how alcohol and tobacco use may be influenced by behavioral/personality factors

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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Course Number 100118
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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441 members have taken this course