ARGO’s educational sector has two levels:

  • The ongoing education of ARGO’s staff
  • The cooperation with organizations and universities, to provide high quality education to students, professionals  in the field of addiction and social scientists
In the frame of the education provided by ARGO, the following post graduate and doctoral theses were written:

Post Graduate Theses:

  • Efstratiou S. – Tsiounis A. «Family and Substunce Use during Adolescence»
  • Miliou A. «Dancing as a therapeutic means for addicted people – a qualitative research»
  • Molyvda S. «The experience of the desire for the substance and its meaning for the addicted person – a phenomenological research».
  • Pantazi S. «Group Therapy in addiction rehabilitation: the case of the group in ARGO»
  • Motsiopolou, E. & Ladas, A. I. (2015). “Can familial in combination to personality factors predict substance use?”

Doctoral Theses:

  • Grigoriadou E. “Study of the institutional framework’s consequences on professional practices of mental health professionals
  • Stamos V. The effect of music combined with the behavioural therapy of systematic desensitization on the detoxification and rehabilitation processes of drug and/or alcohol addicted individuals”. The proposed research project primarily aims at examining the effect of the aforementioned treatment on the craving urges and the fear of craving in drug addicted individuals receiving standard or alternative non-pharmacological treatment as part of their detoxification and rehabilitation treatment plan. The secondary objectives of the research focus on the investigation of the effect of the proposed combinatorial treatment on the stress, anxiety and depression levels as well as on distress tolerance and emotional management while at the same time targets to determine the capacity of music combined with the behavioural therapy of systematic desensitization to facilitate drug abstinence and decrease the possibility for relapse. Organizations involved: Université de Nîmes, Département PLLH, Université de Nîmes, France – Aix-Marseille Université, Laboratoire de Psychologie Sociale, «Influence, représentations et pratiques sociales», EA 849, Marseille, France
  • Antoniou Α. “The relationship between physical exercise, mood and desire to use heroin: Using group sports intervention as a therapeutic tool“. This study’s main goal is to examine whether psysical exercise can affect addicted people’s mood and desire to use heroin. Specifically, the hypothesis made is that the participants who take part in a weekly exercise plan will present improved mood and reduced desire to use heroin, compared to the people who will not take part in the physical exercise plan.
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