addiction

Overview of University-based Academic Programs in Addiction Studies in Africa

Citation
Amalie Lososová, Kimberly A. Johnson, William Sinkele, Isidore Silas Obot & Michal Miovský (2020) Overview of university-based academic programs in addiction studies in Africa, Journal of Substance Use, DOI: 10.1080/14659891.2020.1779830
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Abstract

Aim: The aim was to map and describe the university-based addiction studies programs in Africa, as part of continuing international research.

Methods: The study was conducted in 2016–2017. The first phase was based on Google and literature search of academic programs through pre-defined keywords. The second phase consisted of an in-depth analysis of characteristics of the identified programs.

Caring for Patients with Chronic Pain: Perspectives from Clinicians -Opioid Collab Listening Session

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National Academy of Medicine

The Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic held a web-based listening session that focused on the perspectives and experiences of clinicians caring for patients with chronic, non-cancer pain.

This is a recording of that listening session, held on March 10, 2020.

The Biology of Addiction

Created by
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Description: Drugs of abuse target discrete collections of nerve cells—called circuits—in the brain that normally regulate responses to natural rewards in the environment, like food, sex, and social interactions. The areas of brain involved in these circuits are referred to as brain reward regions.