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STYIA2B Substance Use and Its Consequences 5 ECTS
Organised by
Social Work/ISSS

Learning outcomes

The student becomes familiar with the problems caused by addictive behaviours and the main forms of treatment and recovery.


The literature deals with the issuess of addictive behaviours, treatment and the role of peer support in recovery.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Exam taken as electronic exam


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

2. year autumn
2. year spring

Study materials

1. Thombs, Introduction to Addictive Behaviors. 3rd Edition. Guilford Press 2006.

2. Raistrick, Heather and Godfrey, Review of the effectiveness of treatment for alcohol problems. www.nta.nhs.uk/publications/documents/nta_review_of_the_effectiveness_of_treatment_for_alcohol_problems_fullreport_2006_alcohol2pdf

3. Mäkelä et al. Alcoholics Anonymous as a Mutual-Help Movement. A Study in Eight Societies. University of Wisconson Press 1996.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Work (Social Work/ISSS)
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