School Of Social Sciences And Psychology

Addictive BehavioursWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 100027.3

Discipline: PSYCHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 4

Credit Points: 10

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
This unit is available only to students enrolled in courses 1500 Bachelor of Psychology: Specialist Fourth Year who have passed 240 credit points and 1502 Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology. The highly content specific nature of this unit prevents the unit from being applicable as an elective in other awards.

About this Unit
In this unit students will study and critically evaluate the psychological theories and procedures that underlie contemporary approaches to the assessment and treatment of addictive behaviours. The emphasis will be on social learning theory conceptualisations of addictive behaviours and cognitive-behavioural models of assessment and treatment. This material will be at an advanced level building on the students' psychological knowledge from their first three years of study.

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