Models of Addiction

Department of Psychology and Misbrugsnet (Dansk Psykolog Forenings Selskab for Misbrugspsykologi) invites to a lecture about "Models of Addiction" with Professor Robert West, University of London.  

Time and place:

May 24., 2019, at 10am-2:30pm, Det Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultetsbibliotek Auditorium 1, Gothersgade 140 , 1123 København K. 


10:00-10:30 What do we want to count as addiction?
10:30-11:00 What processes do we think underlie addiction?
11:00-11:30 How do we think addiction relates to other psychological problems?
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:30 What does this mean for improving addiction treatment?
13:30-14:00 What does this mean for improving national policies to combat addiction?
14:00-14:30 Summary of key points

About the researcher:

Robert West is Professor of Health Psychology at University College London, UK. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Addiction. He has authored or co-authored more than 800 scientific works including several books: Theory of Addiction, Models of Addiction, The SmokeFree Formula and The Behaviour Change Wheel. He has a new book just published called Energise: The Secrets of Motivation. Website:


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