addiction studies

Competencies of a Graduate of the Bachelor's Study Programme in Addictology: Content Analysis of the Syllabi in the 2018/2019 Academic Year

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Volfová Anna, Lososová Amalie, Miovský Michal


Background: Addictology is a transdisciplinary field dealing with the treatment andprevention of addictions. As yet the field does not have a document describing the competencies of graduates of its dedicated academic programme which would clearly define their professional boundaries and interface with other related disciplines.

Overview of University-Based Addiction Studies Programs in the United States

Amalie Pavlovská, Roger H. Peters, Roman Gabrhelík, Michal Miovský, Zili Sloboda & Thomas F. Babor (2018): Overview of the university-based addiction studies programs in the United States, Journal of Substance Use, DOI: 10.1080/14659891.2018.1505970
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Background: The field of addiction studies (AS) has grown in the last several decades. However, little is known about the structure and conditions of current academic programs. Only two studies have examined AS programs in the U.S., and both were conducted almost 15 years ago. The current study was designed to identify AS programs existing in the U.S. universities.

Overview of European University-Based Study Programmes in the Addictions Field

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Pavlovská, A., Miovský, M., Babor, T. F. & Gabrhelík, R. (2017). Overview of the European university-based study programmes in the addictions field, Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 24:6, 485-491. DOI: 10.1080/09687637.2016.1223603

In 2015, the team from the Department of Addictology (First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and General University Hospital in Prague) in cooperation with our colleague from the Department of Community Medicine & Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Professor Thomas Babor, conducted an internet survey focused on mapping how many university-based programmes in the addictions field are available in European co