Invited Speakers - SSA Annual Conference 2018


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Society Lecture 2018

Antoni Gual
How the use of new technologies changes the treatment of alcohol use disorders (AUD)

New psychoactive substances: problems and solutions regarding patterns of use, detection

Rob Ralphs Caught in the Act: The unintended consequences of drug policy on NPS markets and vulnerable user groups
Lucy Webb
Cause and manner of death associated with use of NPS: a population-wide data analysis of the UK since 2007
Oliver Sutcliffe Addressing the challenges of New Psychoactive Substance detection within frontline environments

Facilitating and enhancing long-term recovery: Science, policy, and culture

John Kelly
Recovery from alcohol and other drug problems in a nationally-representative sample of U.S. adults: Prevalence, pathways, and predictors
David Eddie Brain-body communication: How novel biomarkers can inform addiction relapse risk in recovery
Keith Humphreys
Recovery as a political and cultural movement

Comprehensive, consistent and accurate: How to report research studies in the field of addiction - Workshop

Robert West
Workshop: Comprehensive, consistent and accurate: How to report research studies in the field of addiction

Current issues in prescription and over-the-counter medicine abuse, misuse and dependence

Marie Claire Van Hout
Pregabalin and gabapentin use, misuse and dependence
Mayyada Wazaify
International perspectives on medicines misuse and dependence
Richard Cooper
The extent and nature of opioid analgesic dependence in primary care

New cognitive therapy approaches for cocaine use disorder

John Marsden Memory-focused cognitive therapy (MFCT) for cocaine use disorder
Camille Goetz Cognitive change processes in cocaine use disorder
Tim Meynen Clinical application of Memory-Focused Cognitive Therapy