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Faces of Addiction -- 4/19 Daypass -- Addiction: Definition, Causes, and Treatment Overview
Kirk J. Brower, M.D., a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan (UM), is board-certified in both general and addiction psychiatry. He started the UM Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program in 1997, which continues to train subspecialty physicians. He also co-founded UM Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS) and served as its first Executive Director from 2006-2016. He is a Fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Speaker’s Synopsis: This lecture will define what is meant by addiction and substance use disorders as well as older, out-of-vogue terms such as substance abuse and chemical dependency. Different models of addiction will be compared and contrasted such as the moral, brain disease, learning, and self-medication models, including their views of addiction causes and treatment.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 04/19/2018
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College/ Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED