SPDC010 Speciality - wider scientific basis - Adiktology

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. MUDr. Petr Kachlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Marie Vítková, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Petr Kachlík, Ph.D.
Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: PhDr. Mgr. Ilona Fialová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
The aim of this course is to provide general overview of addictions and its prevention.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
An introduction and problems of drug addiction, basic terms, history, division of drugs, groups of the most important addictive substances, their features and effects, factors of addiction, origin, types and criteria of addiction, social and individual dangerousness of drugs, mapping of the drug scene - drug epidemiology, study, monitoring, drugs and law, signs pointing to the abuse of drugs at home, at school, at work, ways of intervention, first aid.
Outcomes of Learning: After successful completion of this course student gets an idea of domestic and international drug scene, the most exploited groups of addictive substances, the process of addiction and its neurochemical basis. She can be oriented in the prevention of pathological dependency and primary prevention programs. Will be able to independently design and prepare preventive project and implement it in school conditions.
Learning outcomes
A successful graduate is able to:
• To develop understanding of problematics of the addictive substances and behaviour and its effect of the human organism
• Express the knowledge of types of addiction, diagnostics criteria and preventive treatment
• Develop the information about the first aid concerning the skills and providing
• Gain the relevant information about drug epidemiology and school primary prevention of social pathology
  • Basic terminology
  • History of drug abuse
  • Drug addiction, factors participating on origin of drug addiction, high signs of originating drug addiction
  • The most important substances and groups of drugs
  • Drug epidemiology, development and current situation of the drug scene in the Czech Republic and around the world
  • Ways of intervention - counseling and cure of drug addiction
  • First aid for intoxication from addictive substances
  • Criminal liability and current legislation in the field of narcotic and psychotropic substances
  • Social and individual dangerousness of drugs.
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Teaching methods
Lecture with lots of difficult interpretation of the substance, theoretical preparation of the recommended print and electronic information sources. Feedback - the audience response during a lecture or in consultation hours.
Assessment methods
Type of teaching: lecture.
Type of exam: written test in the range of 30 questions from discussed issues (see circuit below). Answers are offered a closed form is just a good few of those. The successful completion of the course is to be achieved at least 50% correct answers.
Lessons are held weekly, the subject is taught 1 semester.
Themes for the written test:
1st Basic terminology.
2nd History of drug use.
3rd Drug Addiction (the concept, classification, examples, criteria, career addict, experimenter, user dependent, development of drug dependence in time).
4th Effects involved in the formation of drug dependence (four-member model: Starters, drug, personality, environment. The significance of individual components).
5th Warning signs of incipient drug addiction (what you may notice parents, teachers, friends, coworkers, possible, probable and certain signs of drug abuse).
6th The most important groups of abused substances and drug-occurrence, appearance, effects, risks, addiction (alcohol, tobacco, types of alcohol, stimulants, dance drugs, opiates, other means of silencing than opiates, hemp products, hallucinogens, sniffing volatile substances, addictive behavior, virtual drugs).
7th Epidemiology (methods of monitoring the drug problem, prevalence, incidence, describe, epidemiological studies, their significance and types).
8th The development and current state of the drug scene in the Czech Republic   and the world (the vulnerable population groups and regions, extended types of drugs, trends).
9th Options-intervention counseling and drug treatment (strategies and systems advice, treatment and prevention of pathological addiction, including alcoholism and tobacco smoking, state and non-governmental organizations dealing with treatment, prevention and rehabilitation).
10th First Aid for the addictive substance intoxication (acute drug intoxication, the main symptoms and procedures, resuscitation, shock).
11th Criminal responsibility and the current legislation in narcotic and psychotropic substances (production, possession, distribution, consumption, less than a small amount, penalties, legal standards and provisions, criminal and Construction Act).
12th Corporate and individual hazards of drugs).
13th Medical use of certain drugs (controlled drug use in medicine   lege artis, Drug addiction, dependence of everyday life).
14th Other sources of information about drugs (professional and nonfiction literature, electronic media, inc. Internet. Collection, sorting, evaluating and using information obtained).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2019, recent)
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