PS 395. 51 Addiction: A Human Experience. T R 2:00-3:15 pm. Ebert. This new PS course will discuss basic biological, psychological and social impact of substance use, abuse and misuse. We will explore scientific facts about commonly used substances and their impact on human interactions. Also covered are family dynamics, phenomena such as denial, treatment resistance, and categories of drug treatment and prevention. Pre-requisite: PS 101 OR SC 101 OR ED 100.