Substance Use and Addiction (Online)
|Date:||Thursday 3rd December 2020 – Friday 4th December 2020|
|Venue:||Online via Zoom|
|Organised by:||Anne Lingford-Hughes, Lesley Peters and Julia Sinclair|
|Thursday 3 December|
Welcome and Introduction|
The neurobiology of addiction|
Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes
Understanding nicotine and e-cigarettes|
Dr Debbie Robson (London)
Clinical management of NPS and other ‘club drugs’ |
Dr Tim Williams (Bristol)
Cannabis and cannabinoids|
Dr Tom Freeman
Fifty years of psychopharmacology, addiction and politics|
Professor David Nutt
End of Thursday Sessions|
|Friday 4 December|
Alcohol dependence, benzodiazepines|
Neurobiology of alcohol, GHB, benzodiazepines and gabapentinoids|
Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes (London)
Management of benzodiazepine misuse|
Dr Fergus Law (Bristol)
Overview of alcohol use disorders and management of alcohol withdrawal|
Dr Chris Daly (Manchester)
Relapse prevention in alcohol dependence|
Dr Chris Daly
Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes and Dr Fergus Law and Dr Chris Daly
Treatment of opioid dependence|
Dr Lesley Peters (Manchester)
Management of chronic pain|
Dr Sarah Burlinson
Particular populations and settings|
Pharmacological management of comorbidity: Mental illness and substance use|
Professor Julia Sinclair (Southampton)
Principles of management in Special Populations (younger people and older adults and in pregnancy)|
(This session comprises slides in the handout folder for information and Q&A with the Panel)
Professor Julia Sinclair and Dr Lesley Peters and Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes (London)
- To understand key neurobiology mechanisms underpinning substance misuse and addiction and their translation to clinical practice.
- To understand the neurobiology specific to particular drugs of abuse including alcohol and their treatment.
- To understand pharmacological strategies involved in treating substance misuse in different settings and ages as well as when comorbid with other psychiatric disorders.
This module is eligible for 10 CPD hours which are subject to peer group review.
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