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PSY 121 - Drugs, Society, and Behavior

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is for the student who seeks a basic understanding of the effects of drugs of abuse and an in-depth consideration of the societal aspects of psychoactive drugs. It is designed for those students interested in furthering their understanding of psychoactive drugs and those interested in working with populations recovering from or at risk for drug problems. Current and historical uses of and attitudes towards drugs will be addressed, as well as drug use disorders, drug legislation, and treatment options. Societal and cultural differences will also be noted.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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