Alcoholism, Sexoholism and Other Addictions Programme




FRIDAY, 09 December 2016



Registration (main hall)



Conference opening



Session I


Chair: Isabel Valriberas Herrero


Tomasz Piotrowski (University of Lódź, Poland)

Workaholism as an Excessive Engagement in Work


Meliza Qorraj (University of Prishtina, Kosovo)

Sexual Addiction


Janus Snyders (Tshwane University of Technology, South Arica, Pretoria)

How Do Online News Outlets Frame Addictions? The Case of Pokémon Go


Barbara Bossak-Herbst (University of Warsaw, Poland)

Participation in Pari-Mutuel Betting on Horse Racing at Tor Służewiec in Warsaw from Sociocultural Perspective



Lunch and wine reception



Session II


Chair: Janus Snyders


Wojciech Owczarski (University of Gdańsk, Poland)

Addiction to Interpreting Dreams in the Auschwitz Concentration Camp


Daniel Yamen Izekor (Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria)

Addiction and Brain


Isabel Valriberas Herrero, A. Alvarez Pedrero, C. Martin Gomez, A. Ojesa Escuin, R. de la Mata Hidalgo, L. Sanchez Perna, L. Al Chaal Marcos, C. Gonzalez Soria (Clinical University Hospital of Salamanca, Spain)

Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorder: Report of a Clinical Case


Elena Medvedeva (Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox University of Humanities in Moscow, Russia)

Religious Addiction: Pro et Contra




Coffee break



Session III


Chair: Tomasz Piotrowski


Joanna Dyła-Urbańska (University of Lódź, Poland)

Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch: A Study of Addiction

Marta Maciejewska (University of Gdańsk, Poland)

Addicted to Their Strange Fetishes: The Characters of Jan Švankmajer’s Conspirators of Pleasure


Friday Isowamwon Osabuohien (Independent Reasercher, Nigeria)

Addictions and Cultural Differences


Askar Duishenaliev (Human Rights Activist, Kyrgyzstan)

Addictions in Kyrgyzstan: Effect of Tradition



Conference closing


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