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EMCDDA INSIGHTS Models of Addiction

About the Course:

The EMCDDA commissioned this report in order to increase understanding of the nature of addiction, highlighting the lessons that alcohol, tobacco and non-pharmacological addictions can provide for understanding addiction to illicit drugs, and vice versa. Importantly, this report progresses from a presentation of addiction theories to an exploration of their consequences for interventions.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, EMCDDA INSIGHTS Models of Addiction created by Robert West, PhD in 2013.

Publication Date:

2013

Course Material Author

Robert West, PhD

Dr. West is a Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies, University College London. He has had over 100 articles published in peer reviewed journals.

Course Creator

Keith D. Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

Addiction professionals, counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify at least three different categories of addiction theories

  2. Describe key ideas in at least two addiction theories

  3. Give examples of appropriate Intervention strategies based on a given theory.

Course Material

References begin on page 135.

Course Material

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Course Number 102428
3 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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