addiction

Is a brain-based understanding of addiction predominant?

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Ochterbeck, D., & Forberger, S. (2022). Is a brain‐based understanding of addiction predominant? An assessment of addiction researchers' conceptions of addiction and their evaluation of brain‐based explanations. Drug and Alcohol Review.
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Abstract

Introduction

Brain-based explanations of addiction have become a prominent explanatory model in recent decades. Although opposing views have been published, there is no large-scale study of researchers' opinions, unlike for treatment staff, the public and affected individuals. Therefore, this study aimed to examine international addiction researchers' perspectives on:

Socioeconomic lens on addiction

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Monash Addiction Research Centre
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In this webinar, the speakers take a look at the social and economic factors influencing addiction (particularly injecting drug use), and its impact on particularly disadvantaged groups, such as young people transitioning from out of home care and the long-term unemployed.

South African Addiction Medicine Society Symposium

Johannesburg, South Africa,
Pre-symposium workshop: Medical management of opioid use disorders — Friday, August 19. Main programme consisting of 5 plenary sessions — Saturday, August 20.

Women & Addiction International Symposium

Online, Canada,

Women with addiction face unique challenges in the areas of stigma, trauma, co-occurring disorders, gender inequalities and motherhood.

As such, Portage Atlantic, in partnership with the International Council on Alcohol and Addiction is proud to host this inter-sectoral gathering to make a positive difference in the journey of women with addiction. 

Women & Addiction International Symposium : September 22, 23 and 24, 2022

Online ,

Women with addiction face unique challenges in the areas of stigma, trauma, co-occurring disorders, gender inequalities and motherhood. Portage Atlantic, in partnership with the International Council on Alcohol and Addiction is proud to host this inter-sectoral gathering to make a positive difference in the journey of women with addiction.  

Accreditation of Study Programs on Addictions in Nigerian Universities: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Need for Advocacy

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Francis, C. (2022). Accreditation of study programs on addictions in Nigerian universities: Challenges, opportunities, and the need for advocacy. Adiktologie, 22(1), 27–33. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-001-0004
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