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COVID-19 links and updates

We have continued to collect resources on COVID-19 and addiction as they emerge and have now updated our pages on News & Opinion, Research, Briefings and Evidence, and Webinars Podcasts and Online Discussions. Our understanding of COVID-19 and its implications has developed substantially since the pandemic first appeared.  We aim to maintain a record of
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Findings bulletin on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

For International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day (9 September), Drug and Alcohol Findings is revisiting the evidence base about how to effectively address the problem of alcohol-exposed pregnancies – organised under the headings of (1) brief intervention, (2) prevention, and (3) spending. In the commentaries of the analyses they discuss the social and policy
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Flashback Friday: an interview with Dr Nora Volkow

Dr Nora Volkow is Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and is giving the society lecture at this year’s SSA conference. In this interview with Dr Sally Marlow from 2019’s Women in Addiction series, Dr Volkow talks about viewing addiction as a disease with important social and environmental components and about the
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The SSA PhD Symposium: Inge Kersbergen

Dr Inge Kersbergen is an SSA funded fellow at the University of Sheffield and has been on the PhD symposium organising committee since 2019   SSA: Can you summarise what the PhD Symposium is? IK: “So, it’s a free, 1 day event where PhD students who do research in the field of addictions come together
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A course on alcohol treatment from Drug and Alcohol Findings

Subscribers to Drug and Alcohol Findings have recently finished reading the content in row 2 of the alcohol treatment matrix, which looked at the generic and cross-cutting issues at the heart of treatment – what treatment is for, how it ‘works’, and who needs it. Row 3 applies the lessons of the last instalments to
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PhD blog: dealing with the ebbs and flows of productivity

At some point, most of us will have spent a morning staring at a half-written paragraph or an incomplete to do-list. A dip in productivity during a PhD is a common problem, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this is not often openly discussed, perhaps due to fears of being perceived as not hardworking or
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Qualitative methods conference: Dr Caitlin Notley

This is the fourth in the series of videos from the Qualitative Methods Conference from March 2020. Dr Caitlin Notley from the university of East Anglia talks about using qualitative methods to develop a holistic understanding of the complex web of interactions that influence human behaviour. Caitlin talks about her PhD studying substance misuse behaviours

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