Information Package / Course Catalogue
Struggling With Addiction
Course Code: ADG102
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Teaching basic information about psychological and physiological addictions and explaining the methods of struggling with addiction

Course Content

Teaching basic information about the neural basis, determinants and behavioral harmful effects of addiction. Discussing the causes of psychological addictions such as internet addiction and gambling, explaining the methods of combating addictions

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Mehtap KIZILKAYA
Ins. Gökçe Sibel TURAN
Ins. Gülşah Şükran KALE YOLCU
Ins. Mehmet ATİK
Learning Outcomes
1.It creates conscious awareness about the fight against addiction.
2.Knows the causes of psychological addictions
3.Categorizes abused substances
4.Gives examples of use patterns and behavioral effects of abused substances
5.Compares and criticizes information about the subject from non-scientific sources with scientific information.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.DiClemente, C. C. (2016). Bağımlılık ve Değişim (Çev.. Ed. Muzaffer Şahin). Ankara. Nobel Yayıncılık (Orijinal eserin yayın tarihi 2003).
2.Uzbay, İ. T. (2015). Madde bağımlılığı: Tüm boyutlarıyla bağımlılık ve bağımlılık yapan maddeler. İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic concepts of addiction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Basic concepts of addiction
Week 3 - Theoretical
Concept of abstinence
Week 4 - Theoretical
Concept of tolerance
Week 5 - Theoretical
Depressants-I: Coping with alcohol and opiates
Week 6 - Theoretical
Stimulants: Coping with Cocaine and Amphetamines
Week 7 - Theoretical
The harms of nicotine and caffeine use
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid term week
Week 9 - Theoretical
Social and legal aspects of substance abuse
Week 10 - Theoretical
Research on addiction
Week 11 - Theoretical
Behavioral Addictions
Week 12 - Theoretical
Introduction of addiction centers and studies
Week 13 - Theoretical
Individual differences in addiction
Week 14 - Theoretical
An Overview
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Week 16 - Theoretical
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Final Examination1%100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Final Examination1426
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)48
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
1
2
2
OÇ-2
1
1
1
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1
2
OÇ-4
1
1
OÇ-5
2
2
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