The new "Addictive Disorders" learning resource is now live on WPA’s Education Portal
Addictive disorders are a significant contributor to the global burden of disease. Despite this, only a small proportion of people with addictive disorders receive appropriate, evidence- based care and management.
The WPA Addictive Disorders learning resource has been developed with an aim to strengthen the evidence-based management of addictive disorders.
Dr Balhara, Dr Sarkar and Dr Kathiresan make up the Faculty behind this comprehensive curriculum that covers 8 modules, a list of suggested readings and an opportunity for participants to assess their knowledge through a set of multiple choice questions. Below is an overview of the 8 modules with links to each:
Module 1 Introduction to Addictive Disorders
Module 2 Assessment and Diagnosis
Module 3 Pharmacological Management of AUD
Module 4 Pharmacological Management of OUD
Module 5 Pharmacological Management of NUD
Module 6 Pharmacological Management of BUD
Module 7 Pharmacological Interventions other substances and addictive behaviours
Module 8 Non-Pharmacological Interventions