2018

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Key Themes

    • Women in addiction
    • New psychoactive substances: problems and solutions regarding patterns of use, detection and harm reduction
    • Facilitating and enhancing long-term recovery: Science, policy, and culture
    • Current issues in prescription and over-thecounter medicine abuse, misuse and dependence
    • The revolution of depot and implant buprenorphine as ultralong-acting medications: What products? What benefits? What impact?

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2018

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2017

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Key Themes

    • Understanding pathways to amphetamine-type stimulant use
    • The role of sport, physical activity and exercise in preventing and treating nicotine addiction and alcohol and substance use
    • End of life care for people with substance problems: exploring policy and practice
    • The psychedelic renaissance in addiction treatment

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2017

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Key Themes

    PhD Sympoisum Presentations

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2016

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Key Themes

    • Back to the future: Addiction and the scientific method
    • Symposium 1: Addiction journal - Advancing methodology in addictions research
    • SSA-sponsored session
    • Symposium 2: Addiction Biology journal - Are all drug addictions and behavioural addictions essentially identical pathological phenomena?
    • Alcohol and Drugs History Society

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2015

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Key Themes

    • Recovery
    • Take-home naloxone and the potential to prevent overdose deaths
    • Cannabis: New research
    • Recent findings from research funded by ARUK
    • Science & politics – Synergy or conflict?

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2014

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Key Themes

    • Pain, analgesia and addiction
    • E-treatment
    • Contingency management
    • Alcohol, public health and what we think we know
    • E-cigarettes

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2013

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Key Themes

    • Patient/service-user involvement.
    • Effective mechanisms of treatment.
    • Alcohol and drug testing methods and their uses.
    • International treatment and prevention policy. 

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2012

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Key Themes

    • Emerging challenges in addiction psychiatry
    • Alcohol: harm, interventions and policy
    • Alcohol: The research base for policy
    • Recovery

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2011

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Key Themes

    • Working with affected family members in their own right: An international Symposium
    • Prediction, prevention & primary care screening for alcohol disorders
    • Maternal Opioid Treatment: Human Experimental Research (MOTHER) project
    • The impact of political changes on availability and treatment

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2010

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Key Themes

    • Dissemination and implementation of addiction research
    • Addictions and commonly co-existing problems

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2009

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Key Themes

    • Treatment policy: the evidence base
    • The future of talking & pharmacological therapies
    • Alcohol Education & Research Council symposium: What does the AERC do?
    • The future of treatment policy
    • Young people & families

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2008

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Key Themes

    • Routes into & out of addiction
    • Self-change
    • Alcohol and public policy
    • Wider impacts
    • Outcomes

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2007

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Key Themes

    • Theory into practice
    • Internet-based interventions for addictions: Where do we go from here?
    • Concurrent treatment of alcohol & nicotine

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2006

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Key Themes

    • Family and Social Networks
    • Alcohol Industry and Alcohol Policy
    • Drugs and Public Policy
    • New Conceptual Frontiers in Addictions Treatment

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2005

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Key Themes

    If we did have evidence-based policy and practice, what would they look like?

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2000

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Key Themes

    The nature and treatment of dependence: biological, psychological and sociological theories, models and interventions

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1999

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Key Themes

    From Biology to Sociology: Evidence base and implementation strategies for alcohol, drugs and tobacco policies

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1998

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Key Themes

    How do you know it works?

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