Course: Research in Addictology

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Course title Research in Addictology
Course code PCH/ADV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Řehan Vladimír, doc. PhDr.
Course content
Introduction into the system of key epidemiological indicators of EMCDDA and EU net of REITOX Focal Points. Data collection system in the Czech Republic and asssessment, analysis and interpretation of the data. Overview of basic methods in addiction research and current trends in this area. Evaluation as research topic and as standard tool for quality assessment.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Attendace - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Introduction into the system of key epidemiological indicators of EMCDDA and EU net of REITOX Focal Points. Data collection system in the Czech Republic and asssessment, analysis and interpretation of the data. Overview of basic methods in addiction research and current trends in this area. Evaluation as research topic and as standard tool for quality assessment.
Knowledge of the system of data collection and its assessment and interpretation.
Prerequisites
Basic overview in the area of research method. Working with research data. Working with databasis.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Basic knowledges of key words and concepts in drug epidemiology, research methods in addictology ind their applications.
Recommended literature
  • Kalina, K. et al. (2008). klinická adiktologie. praha: Grada.
  • kol. autorů. (2009). Výroční zprávy o stavu ve věcech drog 2000-2008. Praha: Úřad vlády.
  • Zábranský, T. (2000). Drogová epidemiologie. Olomouc, LF.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Psychology (1) Psychology courses 5 Winter