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Addictive Behaviours: from the Bar to the Brain

Radboud University

Addiction is among the leading causes of disability with an enormous societal impact. Radboud University offers a unique, interdisciplinary and innovative environment to learn about the mechanisms of addiction and acquire skills to ally with addicted individuals.

Addiction is among the most prevalent psychiatric conditions worldwide, with a huge impact on the individual and the society as a whole. It is often complicated by physical and psychiatric co-morbidities. Recent developments in behavioural and neuroscience have increased our insights in the mechanisms contributing to the vulnerability to develop an addiction and the persistence of addictive behaviours, despite the many adverse consequences. These insights have greatly stimulated the development of new evidence-based treatments. However, these insights often do not find their way into the clinical field of addiction care. Moreover, addicted individuals often encounter negative attitudes and stigma in society and among health professionals. Adequate training is the way to improve knowledge skills and attitudes related to addiction. 

This course integrates recent scientific knowledge from neurosciences and behavioural sciences with your clinical practice and personal growth. In a multidisciplinary team of experienced and enthusiastic lecturers that are among the top researchers in their field you will be taught about recent scientific findings, explore daily practice of neuroscience and behavioural testing and visit expertise addiction care facilities nearby Nijmegen.

Location Nijmegen, Netherlands
8 Jul 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
Levels Master / Graduate
Credits 2.0 ECTS
Program fee 650 EUR
Accommodation Not offered
Extra information about the fee:
€ 585 early bird discount – deadline 1 March 2019 (10%)
€ 553 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 488 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)
Application deadline 1 May 2019
Entry requirements:
Involvement in the field of addiction in any kind,
Preparedness to reflect on personal perceptions and attitudes related to addiction
At least master level or higher.
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