Challanges and Perspectives in the Field of Addiction Prevention

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina,

The first professional conference on contemporary approaches and models of work on addiction prevention with children and youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Challenges and perspectives in the field of addiction prevention will be held on 26th and 27th of June 2019 in Sarajevo. 

Global Research Mapping of Substance Use Disorder and Treatment 1971–2017: Implications for Priority Setting

Tran et al. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy (2019) 14:21
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Globally, substance use disorders are prevalent and remain an intractable public health problem for health care systems. This study aims to provide a global picture of substance use disorders research.

Women in Addiction

London, United Kingdom,

The Society for Study of Addiction (SSA) is pleased to present the launch of a series of short films celebrating 'Women in Addiction'.

The event will be chaired by SSA Trustee Julia Sinclair (Professor of Psychiatry, University of Southampton and Honorary Consultant in Alcohol Liaison).

Enfermería en adicciones: El modelo teórico de H. Peplau a través de los patrones funcionales de M. Gordon. A propósito de un caso práctico.

Arce, A. H., De Gámiz, E. B. L., Navarro, F. M., Martínez, H., & Jiménez-Lerma, J. M. (2003). Enfermería en adicciones: El modelo teórico de H. Peplau a través de los patrones funcionales de M. Gordon. A propósito de un caso práctico. Trastornos adictivos, 5(2), 58-74.
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Estudio de un caso práctico de un usuario de un centro ambulatorio de atención a drogodependencias a través de los patrones funcionales de salud de M. Gordon desde el modelo de H. Peplau.

Material y métodos

Se describe el modelo teórico de Peplau así como la valoración de enfermería según M. Gordon atendiendo a cada patrón y a su significado según la experiencia de las autoras.

The Society for the Study of Addiction Professorship

The Society’s key goals are to promote effective policy and practice and to support the development of stronger addiction science. Through its Academic Fellowship scheme , launched in 2012, the Society is enabling high-calibre early and mid-career addictions researchers to develop further and they are now pleased to launch our new ‘SSA Addictions Professorship’ scheme to further strengthen addictions research in the UK. The ‘SSA Addictions Professorship’ scheme will create new addictions professorial positions in

Socioeconomic Inequalities in the Delivery of Brief Interventions for Smoking and Excessive Drinking: Findings from a Cross-Sectional Household Survey in England

Angus C, Brown J, Beard E, et al Socioeconomic inequalities in the delivery of brief interventions for smoking and excessive drinking: findings from a cross-sectional household survey in England BMJ Open 2019;9:e023448. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023448
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Objectives: Brief interventions (BI) for smoking and risky drinking are effective and cost-effective policy approaches to reducing alcohol harm currently used in primary care in England; however, little is known about their contribution to health inequalities.

Rethinking Addiction

Ewald, D. R., Strack, R. W., & Orsini, M. M. (2019). Rethinking Addiction. Global Pediatric Health.
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Addiction is a complex and challenging condition with many contributing factors. Although addictive behaviors appear to be individual choices, behavior alterations cannot be addressed successfully without considering characteristics of the physical and social environments in which individuals live, work, and play.

ICAAD Paris 2019

Paris, France,

This year, our 4th iCAAD Paris day-conference will address the central theme of addiction and identity.

An opening Keynote and debate will be followed with 9 Master Classes covering important and relevant topics when treating addictive disorders beyond the addiction.

Highlights include