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Inaugural Medicine in Addiction Conference 2011

The Inaugural Medicine in Addiction conference, held in Melbourne from 18–20 March 2011, focused on providing delegates with an insight into the problem of addiction and dependency in a range of clinical settings. Over 200 delegates attended the event which was co-hosted by the RANZCP's Section of Addiction Psychiatry and The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Videos of the sessions are available below:

Friday 18 March 2011

Dr Belinda Lloyd
AOD presentations across emergency services: trends and characteristics [19 min]


Dr Zeff Koutsogiannis
AOD and the Emergency Department [17 min] 
Presentation material [PDF; 1.6 MB]


Dr Jonathan Knott
Emergency Department management of acute agitation [20 min]
Presentation material [PDF; 310 KB]


Dr Mark Daglish
Brief interventions within emergency settings [19 min]
Presentation material [PDF; 440 KB]


Dr Bronwen Evans
The doctor who chased the dragon
Presentation material [PDF; 1.2 MB]

Dr Grant Christie
ADHD and substance use disorder  negotiating a therapeutic minefield [21 min]
Presentation material [PDF; 13.3 MB]


Professor Shane Thomas
Current approaches to problem gambling: A state of the art review of problem gambling screening and treatment [19 min]
Presentation material [PDF; 240 KB]


Professor Dan Lubman
How affective are you? The importance of affect in addiction [20 min]


Professor Andrew Lawrence
Preclinical assessment of potential therapeutic targets for alcohol and drug abuse [18 min]
Presentation material [PDF; 6.9 MB]


Professor Jason White
Current and future medications for treatment of alcohol dependence [22 min]


Mr John Boyle
Let's talk about drugs: Psychological approaches to addiction [26 min]


Saturday 19 March 2011

Dr Malcolm Dobbin
Pharmaceutical opioid misuse in Australia: a looming public health crisis? [19 min]


Dr Adrian Reynolds
The Tasmanian response to prescription drug problems [26 min]
Presentation material [PDF; 3.6 MB]


Professor Paul Haber
The medical management of patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis [24 min]


Dr Tobie Sacks
Workshop 3: Psychiatric approaches to chronic pain
Presentation material [PDF; 1 MB]


Sunday 20 March 2011

Dr Glenys Dore
PTSD and substance use disorders: treatment considerations [15 min]


Associate Professor Kate Conigrave
Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals to tackle alcohol or drugs [29 min]


Professor Michael Farrell
Addictions the future [20 min]