Sponsored by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
Brian Fuehrlein, MD, PhD | Director, Psychiatric Emergency Room, VA, Connecticut and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University
Provides a basic introduction of the concepts of the disease model of addiction and the role of the reward system. Using neuroscience concepts as a foundation, clinical manifestations of the disease of addiction are then discussed in the form of case-based presentations.
- Describe the impact of substance use disorders (SUDs)
- Summarize basic neurobiological pathways involved with the development of substance use disorders
- Identify the various clinical presentations of patients with substance use disorders
- Relate that substance use disorders are chronic disease process
Note: This online module is NOT designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.