ONLINE SYMPOSIUM ON “MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES ON ADDICTION” ORGANIZED AT OUR UNIVERSITY
An online symposium on “Multiple Perspectives on Addiction” was organized by the Faculty of Health Sciences of our University. Our Rector Prof. Dr. Ahmet Karadağ also participated in the online symposium.
Making the opening speech of the symposium, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Prof. Dr. Sevinç Polat stated that addiction, which is an important public health problem, not only threatens the health of individuals, but also causes serious problems affecting the entire society with judicial, social and health-related consequences. Prof. Dr. Sevinç Polat stated that they organized the symposium to raise awareness on addiction and fight against addiction, especially for addicted and potential addicts.
Our Rector Prof. Dr. Ahmet Karadağ stated in his speech that being addicted is a personality type that is attached to another object, person or anything and thinks that he/she cannot live without it, and addicted behavior is dependent on a certain type of behavior, a certain action, that is, he/she wants to do it constantly and wants to do more and more.
Stating that addiction has a wide variety of sub-branches, our Rector Prof. Dr. Ahmet Karadağ drew attention to the future of drug and substance abuse, and to the fact that technological and digital addiction will have a say in Turkey and pose an important threat for our younger generation.
Rector Prof. Dr. Ahmet Karadağ said, "Our duty as educators is to raise individuals who are aware of their responsibilities and whose communication channels are open and to protect them as the most precious trust of their families."
Following the opening speeches, Istanbul Medeniyet University Faculty of Health Sciences Dean Prof. Dr. Ayşe Okanlı, “Why Are We Addicted and the Psychology of Addiction” Erciyes University Faculty of Health Sciences Asst. Prof. Dr. Nuray Şimşek, “Being the Mother of an Addicted Individual” Our University Faculty of Health Sciences Asst. Prof. Dr Esin Cerit, “Is it Possible to Prevent Addiction in Adolescents? “Yeşilay Yozgat Branch Board Member Ümit Altıkulaç,“ The Role of Local Non-Governmental Organizations in Addiction and What has been Done in Yozgat ”, Our University Faculty of Health Sciences member Asst. Prof. Dr. Lecturer Gülay Yılmaz, “The Effect of Addiction on Quality of Life” presentations were made and topics were explained in detail by the experts.20.11.2020 16:52